D.F. Sotzmann.Geh. exped. Secretair beym Ingen. Depart. u Geograph der Academie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin.
[Weimar: n.d., c.1808.]
Stipple with large margins. Plate 140 x 90mm (5½ x 3½").
Daniel Friedrich Sotzmann, a geographer who compiled the maps for the 'Atlas Von Nordamerika', part of Ebeling's seven volume 'Erdbeschreibung und Geschichte von Amerika'. Sotzmann only completed ten of the intended 18 maps, based on contemprary American maps including Carey, all highly-detailed with symbols for churches, roads, court houses, distilleries, iron works, mills, academies, etc. Complete sets of ten are rare. The portrait was published in 'Allgemeine Geographische Ephemeriden' (Universal Geographical Ephemerides (i.e. encyclopedia)) by Friedrich Bertuch et al.
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