Ad. Chr. Gaspari.Russ. Kais. Hofrath u. Prof. d. Geschichte zu Dorpat. Geb. zu Schleusingen d. 18 Nov. 1752.
[German.] [n.d. c.1810.]
Stipple with large margins. Plate 133 x 88mm (5¼ x 3½").
Adam Christian Gaspari (1752-1830) the German geographer. He held many educational posts from associate professor at the University of Jena, professor at the Oldenburg Gymnasium, professor of history, geography and statistics at the University of Dorpat, and professor of geography and statistics at the University of Konigsberg. He published the 'New Methodological School Atlas' in 1799. Australian map interest. The portrait was published in 'Allgemeine Geographische Ephemeriden' (Universal Geographical Ephemerides (i.e. encyclopedia)) by Friedrich Bertuch et al.
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