Map of Ireland 1795 by Franz von Reilly A hand-coloured, engraved map: Karte von Ireland. Nach Jefferys Neu verzeichnec herausgegeben von Franz Joh. Jos. von Reilly, 1795. Depicted are the provinces, counties, towns, cities, rivers, canals, mountains, lakes, islands and woods. Title in decorated cartouche, supported by two angels. With an explanation of words and symbols used in German. With Wales, West Scotland and England. Contemporary colouring. Scale in German, Irish and English miles. 800mm x 565mm. In fine condition.
Franz Johann Joseph von Reilly (1766-1820), was born as the son of Johann Reilly, Court Master at the Hapsburg Court. Born in Austria, he was an art dealer, cartographer and writer, based in Vienna. He also published maps in his two major Atlases: Schauplatz der fünf Theile der Welt and Grosser Deutscher Atlas. He died 1820 in Vienna.