I bredd med våra författarinnor, men på en annan väg producerande, utmärker sig demoiselle Thersner. Ett allmänt kändt och värderadt arbete, 'Svecia Antiqva et Hodierna', utgafs i förra århundradet af grefve Dahlberg, ett dyrbart arbete, som näppeligen i vår tid skulle kunna utgifvas i koppartryck, ehuru det blifvit fortsatt lithografiskt. Det var, redan i början af innevarande århundrade, i det afseendet föråldradt, att efter lång mellankommen tid de teckningar, arbetet gifvit, icke mera svarade mot det nuvarande utseendet, äfvensom en mängd andra märkvärdiga ställen funnos, de der icke i Dahlbergs arbete voro intagna. Konung Carl XIII ansåg att ett nytt arbete, i planen likt det gamla, borde utgifvas, och uppmanade dertill kaptenen (sedermera öfverstelöjtnanten) Ulrik Thersner, som inom geniekorpsen gjort sig känd såsom tecknare. Man anser sig icke behöfva förbigå det denne man väl också gjort sig för öfrigt utmärkt. Såsom kommenderad att vid ingenjörsarbetena biträda general Boje under belägringen för den ...
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1721 - ca 1862.
The Amsterdam publishing firm of Covens and Mortier (1721 - c. 1862) was the successor to the extensive publishing empire built by Frenchman Pierre Mortier (1661 - 1711). Upon Mortier's death in 1711 his firm was taken over by his son, Cornelius Mortier (1699 - 1783). Cornelius married the sister of Johannes Covens (1697 - 1774) in 1821 and, partnering with his brother in law, established the Covens and Mortier firm. Under the Covens and Mortier imprint, Cornelius and Pierre republished the works of the great 17th and early 18th century Dutch and French cartographers De L'Isle, Allard, Jansson, De Wit, and Ottens among others. They quickly became one of the largest and most prolific Dutch publishing concerns of the 18th century. The firm and its successors published thousands of maps over a 120 year period from 1721 to the mid-1800s. During their long lifespan the Covens and Mortier firm published as Covens and Mortier (1721-1778), J. Covens and Son (1778 - 94) and Mortier, Covens and Son (1794 - c. 1862)
Stor familj av konstnärer och tryckare verksamma i Augsburg.
Johann Balthasar Probst 1504 - 1570.
Georg Balthasar Probst 1673 - 1748.
Johann Friedrich Probst 1719 - 1781.
Jean Michel Probst 28/8 1721 - 1/8 1771.
Georg Balthasar Probst 1732 - 1801.
Johann Michael Probst d.y. 1757 - 1809.
Stockholm - Mentzer ca 1860.
Trana - Olof Rudbeck d.y.
Porträtt på Gerard Mercator och Jodocus Hondius.
"Striking image showing Mercator and Hondius in their idealized workshop.
This famous portrait of two of the most important mapmakers during the Golden Age of Dutch cartography was engraved by Coletta Hondius, as a tribute to her late husband, shortly after his death. Gerard Mercator is shown with his successor, Jodocus Hondius, seated at a table surrounded by the implements of their trade. The fine portrait is set within an elaborate strapwork framework that includes a wall map of Europe.
Gerard Mercator is renowned as the cartographer who created a world map representing new projections of sailing courses of constant bearing as straight lines—an innovation which, to this day, enhances the simplicity and safety of navigation. In his own day, Mercator was the world's most famous geographer. He created a number of wall maps early in his career, as well as one of the earliest modern world Atlases in 1595. Although this was the first appearance of the word Atlas in a geographical context, Mercator used it as a neologism for a treatise on the creation, history and description of the universe, not simply a collection of maps. He chose the word as a commemoration of King Atlas of Mauretania, whom he considered to be the first great geographer.
Jodocus Hondius was a Dutch engraver and cartographer. He is best known for his early maps of the New World and Europe and for continuing publication of Gerard Mercator's World Atlas. He also helped establish Amsterdam as the center of cartography in Europe in the 17th century. In England, Hondius publicized the work of Francis Drake, who had made a circumnavigation of the world in the late 1570s. In 1604, he purchased the plates of Gerard Mercator's Atlas from Mercator's grandson and continued publication of the Atlas, adding his own maps over the next several decades. Hondius later published a pocket version Atlas Minor."