Europe

By COLOM, Jacob Aertsz, 1668 

Nieuwe Pascaarte ophare rechte Distantie en Streckingen beschreven door

Europe Continent of Europe
  • Author: COLOM, Jacob Aertsz
  • Publication place: Amsterdam
  • Publisher: Printed By himselfe dwellinge on the Corne-market in the Fyrie-Colom, with Priviledge
  • Publication date: 1668
  • Physical description: Engraved map in fine original outline hand-colour
  • Inventory reference: 3890

Notes

A chart of Europe, oriented to the west, with the arms of the most important countries superimposed on their territories. The inset map at the upper left shows Spitsbergen, a Norwegian island in Svalbard; the inset at the bottom shows the Canary Islands. Colom subtly asserts Dutch maritime dominance by giving the ships Dutch flags.

Bibliography

  1. Not recorded in Koeman but c.f. Koeman J. Col 6A for a list of the charts.
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