PCT-7083

Gemeente Bolsward - Kuyper (1865)

  • Technic: Lithograph with later handcolouring. We also carry the original border coloured maps.
  • Condition: Fine; occasional foxing as visible on the scans; sheet irregularly cut, not affecting image.
  • Date: 1865
  • Overall size: 26.4 x 20.1 cm
  • Image size: 18.5 x 16 cm
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Description: Friesland: Gemeente Bolsward. These scarse detailed maps of Dutch Towns originate from the 'Gemeente-atlas' of Jacob Kuyper. These maps are also known as a Kuyper Kaart. This atlas of all towns in the Netherlands was published from 1865-1870 and also included towns in the Dutch province of Friesland such as: Achtkarspelen, aengwirden, Ameland, Baarderadeel, Barradeel, Bidt, Bolsward, Dantumadeel, Dokkum, Doniawerstal, Ferwerderadeel, Franeker, Franekeradeel, Gaasterland, Harlingen, Haskerland, Hemelumer, Henaarderadeel, Hindelopen, Idaarderadeel en Kollumerland. These Frisian townships contain many smaller villages.

Artists and Engravers: Author: Jacob Kuyper: He was one of the most important of the Dutch atlas editors of the second half of the 19th century. He is particularly known for the "Gemeente Atlas", with 1210 plans of all the towns and villages in the Netherlands, so called Kuyper Kaarten. _x000D_

We sell these unique antique town plans from Kuyper for almost all towns in the Netherlands. Please feel free to contact us about your (family's) place of birth or your current home town.