Peter Anich.Geb.d.22. Febr.1723. Gest. d.1.Sept.1766.
Stipple with large margins. Plate 133 x 89mm (5¼ x 3½").
Peter Anich (1723-1766) the Tirolean surveyor and cartographer who in 1774 published 'Atlas Tyrolensis', one of the most accurate maps of his time. He was also known as an astronomer and designer of sundials and globes. The portrait was published in 'Allgemeine Geographische Ephemeriden' (Universal Geographical Ephemerides (i.e. encyclopedia)) by Friedrich Bertuch et al.
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