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Rugia Insula ac Ducatus accuratissime descripta ab E. Lubino

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: engraving
Maker: Lubino, E.; Janssonio-Waesbergios, Mosem Pitt et Stephanum Swart
Place made: United Kingdom, England, Oxfordshire, Oxford
Date made: 1680-1683
Materials: ink; laid paper; color wash
Measurements: 22 in x 25 1/2 in
Nomenclature: maps
Classification: cartography

A hand-colored map of the island of Rugia (Rügen, Germany) from The English Atlas by Moses Pitt (1681-1683) published using Johannes Janssonius van Waesberge plates (Jan Jansson's son-in-law). The map includes useful maritime navigational obstacles such as the sandbanks or reefs surrounding several small islands in the lower right side of the map. An elaborate title cartouche on a plinth and with a coat of arms is in the bottom left corner. The title indicates that the map is based off of Eilhard Lubin's designs.


AF-MX-5037