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Map of Spitsbergen

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: chart
Classification: cartography

Uncolored engraving depicting a chart of Spitsbergen and Stans Voorland. Shoals are marked with small "x" around the coast of the islands. Bays and inlets are marked and labeled in Dutch. The first meridian is noted to be that going through the Canary Islands. From the book "Bloeijende Opkomst der Aloude en Hedendaag Groenlandsche Visschery" by C. G. Zorgdrager.


AF-MD-5099

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