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Blaeu's Map of Wales

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Blaeu's Map of Wales

Date of publication:

  • 1648
  • Printed Measurement:

  • 38.5 x 50 cm
  • Colour:

  • original
  • Wallia Principatus vulgo Wales

    This beautiful map of Wales features coats of arms of the historic Kingdom of Gwynedd (used by the Princes of Wales) and the four Welsh cathedral towns, suspended from ribbon by putti; with a dedication to the future Charles II, born in 1630 and designated Prince of Wales around the time of his eighth birthday.  Read more

    Condition & Materials 

    Copper engraving, 38.5 x 50 cm, original hand-colour, light spotting, Dutch text on verso, margins trimmed but still generous. Published in Amsterdam.


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