Nieuwe Caert van Frieslant (..) - Schotanus (1739)

  • Technic: Etching/engraving with contemporary hand colouring on hand laid paper.
  • Condition: Very good, given age. Original folds, as issued. Three spots in the intersection of fold lines, with slight paper separation as is common with such a large map (backed). Light creasing. Printed from 6 plates attached together. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
  • Date: 1739
  • Overall size: 127 x 117.1 cm
  • Image size: 124.5 x 113.5 cm

5 500,– €

Description: Antique map, titled: 'Nieuwe Caert van Frieslant, Vermeerdert en verbetert op order der Ed. Mo. Heeren Gedeputeerde Staeten.' - Large attractive wall map, the so-called 'Vegelin-map'. It shows the Friesland counties Oostergo, Westergo and Zevenwolden. The edges of the map are decorated with coats of arms of Friesland, Oostergo, Zevenwolde, grietenijen, the towns and villages.

Published by Reinier & Josua Ottens and Tobias van Dessel, 1739.

Artists and Engravers: Published by Reinier & Josua Ottens. Cartographers: Bernardus Schotanus a Sterringa and Johan Vegelin van Claerenbergen.