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Blaeu's Eastern Umbria
Blaeu's Eastern UmbriaBlaeu's Eastern Umbria

Blaeu’s Map of Eastern Umbria

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Umbria overo Ducato di Spoleto

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Title

Blaeu's Eastern Umbria

Mapmaker(s)

BLAEU, Willem Janszoon

Place of publication

Amsterdam

Date of publication

1640

Printed Area Measurements

38.5 x 50 cm

Colour

original

Full Description

Copper engraving, 38.5 x 50 cm, original hand-colour, browning, short centrefold split, Latin text on verso. A map of east central Umbria, centred on Spoleto.

The dedication, by Joannes and Cornelis Blaeu, is to Cardinal Francesco Barbarini, nephew of Pope Urban VIII and a highly significant patron of the arts.
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