1720 Vans der Aa / Covens after Merian - Central Switzerland - Sarnen Stans - Map


Le Canton d’Unterwald en Suisse

Vogelschau, ‘bird’s eye’ view

P. van der Aa / J. Covens & C. Mortier, after Merian

Canton of Unterwalden showing Sarnen, Kerns, Alpnach, Stans and Sachseln

Copper engraving form 1720

Overall size with margins: 31 x 21.6 cm

One of the three founding cantons of the old Swiss confederation together with Schwyz and Uri. Nowadays the canton no longer exists as such, the territory is taken by the cantons Nidwalden and Obwalden. Verso without print

Good condition on fine laid paper. Professionally flattened. Minor restoration to left margin with two clean tears just into border. No loss within plate.