BG-04918

Antique Sea Chart of the Dutch Coast by Van Keulen (1681)

  • Condition: Fair. Minor soiling. Several repairs, mainly at the bottom. Small tear in the middle. Please study image carefully.
  • Date: 1681
  • Overall size: 60.5 x 54.3 cm.
  • Image size: 58.5 x 51 cm.
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Description: Antique map titled 'Paskaart van een gedeelte van Vriesland, Groeninger, en Emderland. Met zyn onderhoorige Eylanden; Strekkende van't Eylant der Schelling'. Decorative and highly detailed sea chart of part of the Dutch Coast, centered on Emden, the mouth of the river Ems and some offshore islands Wangerode, Nordernei, Borkum, Ameland, Schiermonnikoog. Van Keulen's fine chart locates anchorages, shoals, soundings and nany other deails and place names mostly along the coast of the North Sea. Includes a striking cartouche and other embellishment. 

Artists and Engravers: Johannes van Keulen (1654, Deventer - 1715, Amsterdam) was a 17th-century Dutch cartographer. He published the influential nautical atlas the Zee-Atlas and the pilot guide Zee-Fakkel (meaning Sea-Torch in English).