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Inferioris Germaniae Provinciarum Nova Descriptio

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: engraving
Maker: Vrientius, Johannes Baptista
Place made: Belgium, Flanders, Antwerp
Date made: 1606
Materials: ink; color; paper
Measurements: 19 in x 23 in
Nomenclature: maps
Classification: cartography

Hand-colored map of the Low Countries with inset table listing the counties, and a legend on the left side. The distance and scale is written in the bottom right cartouche with a man with a caliper. In the upper right cartouche, there are the coat of arms of the counties. As evidenced by the compass rose, the map is oriented so that North is in the right direction. Taken from a book; text on the verso.


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