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Blaeu's Map of Ireland

SKU: 9573
£650.00

Title:
Blaeu's Map of Ireland

Date of publication:
1654

Printed Measurement:
38.5 x 50 cm

Colour:
original

Mapmaker(s):

  • Willem Janszoon Blaeu
  • The Blaeu firm was official cartographer to the Dutch East India Company (VOC), and Blaeu globes were carried on all VOC vessels; its map-making was of the highest quality at a time when the Low Countries were at the forefront of the international market.  

    Condition & Materials 

    Copper engraving, 38.5 x 50 cm, original hand-colour, refreshed, closed centrefold split and minor restorations to marginal nicks and chips, Latin text on verso. Published in Amsterdam.

    References 

    Koeman, Atlantes Neerlandici, Bl 49.