PCT-56647

Antique Map of Westergo by Schotanus (1664)

  • Condition: Very good, given age. Original folds, as issued. Left and right margins cropped to the platemark. Creasing along the middle fold and another of the folds. A crease in the top left corner, as well as in the top margin. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study image carefully.
  • Date: 1664
  • Overall size: 51.4 x 29.9 cm.
  • Image size: 51 x 27.4 cm.
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Description: Antique map titled 'Westergoa Olim Westrachia.' Map of the shire of Westergo in the province of Friesland in the Netherlands, including Stavoren, Bolsward, Franeker, Sneek, Leeuwarden and other cities. Multiple cartouches, key and coat of arms. This map originates from 'Beschrijvinge ende nieuwe caerten van de Heerlyckheydt van Frieslandt (..)', by Schotanus a Sterringa, first published in 1664.

Artists and Engravers: Bernardus Schotanus a Sterringa (1640-1704) was a Dutch / Frisian cartographer from Franeker.