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Description

Interesting map of the West Indies, published in Augsburg by Walch. 

The map is colored by Colonies and includes some early annotations in a contemporary German hand.

Johann Walch Biography

Johann, or Johannes, Walch (1757-1816) was a painter and engraver. He was well-known for painting miniature portraits, having trained in Geneva, Venice, and Rome. Walch published several atlases and sheet maps. As with his atlases, many of Walch’s maps were reprinted after his death.