BG-12529-1

Antique Map of the Region of Roermond by Janssonius (c.1650)

  • Condition: Good, original/contemporary hand coloring. General age-related toning. Minor wear, repair on folding line. Latin text on verso, please study image carefully.
  • Date: c.1650
  • Overall size: 59 x 49.5 cm.
  • Image size: 52 x 38.5 cm.
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Description: Antique map titled 'Ducatus Gelriae'. Map of the region around Roermond, the Netherlands. This map includes the cities of Gennep, Goch, Venlo, Roermond, Maaseik, Weert, Wachtendonk and others. This map originates from 'Atlas Novus sive Theatrum Orbis Terrarum' by J. Janssonius.

Artists and Engravers: Jan Janssonius (also known as Johann or Jan Jansson or Janszoon) (1588-1664) was a renowned geographer and publisher of the seventeenth century, when the Dutch dominated map publishing in Europe.