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Map of Iceland

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: engraving
Maker: P. van Thol and R.C. Alberts; Zorgdrager, Cornelius Gisbert
Place made: Netherlands, South Holland, Hague, The
Date made: 1727
Materials: ink; laid paper
Measurements: 9 1/2 in x 13 1/4 in
Nomenclature: maps
Classification: cartography

Engraving depicting a map of Iceland, with cities, towns, bays, fjords and the volcano Hekla marked and labeled. Hekla is drawn with a plume of smoke rising from its crater. The Arctic Circle is also marked. From the book "Bloeijende Opkomst der Aloude en Hedendaag Groenlandsche Visschery" by C. G. Zorgdrager.


AF-MD-5098

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