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Reipublicae Genuensis Ducatus et Dominii Nova Discrip.
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: engraving
Maker: Jansson, Jan
Place made: Netherlands, North Holland, Amsterdam
Date made: 1630
Materials: ink; color; laid paper
Measurements: 17 3/4 in x 21 1/4 in
Brightly hand-colored map of Genoa, Italy. Taken from the French edition of "Theatrum orbis terrarum, sive, Atlas novus" by Willem Blaeu. The title of the map is in a cartouche with the Genoa coat of arms. A smaller cartouche with the scale is in the lower right hand corner. Ships, a whale, Posiden, and a rose compass populate the Ligurian Sea. French text on verso.