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Landscape reliefs - Relief of General Pfyffer

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Relief of Central Switzerland by Franz Ludwig Pfyffer von Wyher.

Scale approximately 1:12 500. Made by Pfyffer between 1749 and 1786, based on his own measurements. Considered the world's oldest large-scale landscape relief and a pioneering work of Swiss cartography.




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Franz Ludwig Pfyffer von Wyher (1716-1802).
Oil painting by Joseph Reinhardt.