PCT-57902

Antique Map of Zevenwouden by Schotanus (1664)

  • Condition: Fair, given age. Several imperfections; repaired tears and worm holes, creases and crinkles, discolouration near middle fold and lower left, right margin foxed. Original folds as issued. Two spots of paper loss along the middle fold, backed with contemporary paper, parts of the image retouched. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study image carefully.
  • Date: 1664
  • Overall size: 67 x 39.5 cm.
  • Image size: 65.7 x 36.2 cm.
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Description: Antique map titled 'Septem silvae vulgo Seven Wolden olim forestensis.' Map of the region of Zevenwouden in Friesland, the Netherlands. This region include the villages of Langweer, Echtenerbrug, Lemmer, Heerenveen, Jubbega, Wolvega and many others. This map originates from 'Beschrijvinge ende nieuwe caerten van de Heerlyckheydt van Frieslandt (..)', by Schotanus a Sterringa, first published in 1664.

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