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Name De Wit, Frederick
Life Dates 1630-1706
Nationality Dutch
Occupation Cartographer, Engraver, Publisher
Role Cartographer

Associated Records

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Map Collection - 2014.17.5

"Regni Sueciae Tabula Generalis, divisa in Sueciae, Gotiae, Regna Finniae Ducatum Lapponiam Livoniam ingriam," Amsterdam, 1688, hand-colored engraving, map by Frederick de Wit. A map of the Kingdom of Scandinavia, including Sweden, Finland and parts of Estonia and Latvia. Dense details of towns, rivers, lakes and the topography of the land fill the map. The architectural title cartouche is surrounded by putti and the four coats of arms of the region.

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Map Collection - 2014.17.16

"Accurata Scaniae, Blekingiae, et Hallandiae descriptio," Amsterdam, 1688, hand-colored engraving, map by Frederick de Wit A map of southern Sweden, with a garlanded inset of Gothenburg lower right, and showing part of Denmark with Copenhagen, the cities of Malmoe, Lund, Landseron and Christianstad clearly shown.

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Map Collection - 2014.17.28

"Gouvernement General de L'Isle de France ou sont la France, le Valois, Soissonnois, le Beauvaisis, Laonnois, la Brie, Francoise l'Hurepoix noyonnois et les Comtes de Senlis et de Dreux avec une partie du Gastinois," Amsterdam, c. 1721-1740, hand-colored engraving, map by Frederick de Wit, Johannes Covens and Cornelius Mortier A map of the old province of France, the Isle de France, with Paris at its center, and encompassing the north-central territories of Val-d'Oise, Seine-et-Marne, Seine-Saint-Denis, Ville-de-Paris (Paris), Hauts-de-Seine, Val-de-Marne, Essonne, and Yvelines, based on the map by Nicholas Sanson published in 1651. Some parts of the historic province are now incorporated

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Map Collection - 2014.17.41

"Regnum Bohemia, eique Annexae Provinciae, ut Ducatus Silesia, Marchionatus Moravia, et Lusatia," Amsterdam, 1730, hand-colored engraving, map by Frederick de Wit, Reinier Ottens, and Joshua Ottens A map of the ancient country of the Kingdom of Bohemia in central Europe, now part of the Czech republic, showing the region between Plauen in Germany to Zarki in Poland, but centered on Prague, and showing Leipzig, Meissen, Dresden, Berlin, Frankfurt, and Breslaw.

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Map Collection - 2014.17.62

"Iutiae Tabula in quae sunt Dioeceses Alburgensis, Wiburgensis, Ripensis et Arhusiensis quae et sunt Divisiae in Omnia Dominia," Amsterdam, 1680, hand-colored engraving, map by Frederick de Wit A map covering the northern and western portions of Denmark.

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Map Collection - 2014.21.36

Frederick de Wit Meklenburgicus... Hand-colored engraving Amsterdam, ca. 1680-1690 Colored map by Frederick de Wit: Mecklenburg, Northern Germany, and surrounding regions. The regions, cities, towns, et cetera, are clearly identified on the map, larger settlements or significant Christian sites marked with red castle/cathedral icon, i.e. "Lubeck" middle left of map. Regions, borders, some trees, and small islands, colored, some texture, rivers, bodies of water, some trees, and swamp areas, not colored, some texture. Decorative multicolor title cartouche with six male and female cherubs surrounding five empty coats of arms, top middle left of map, decorative multicolor scale cartouche wi

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Map Collection - 2014.21.55

Reiner and Joshua Ottens, after Frederick de Wit Ducatus Bremae & Ferdae Maximaeque Partis Fluminis Visurgis Hand-colored engraving Amsterdam, ca. 1745 Map with colored elements by Joshua and Reiner Ottens, cartographers, after Frederick de Wit, cartographer: The Duchies of Bremen and Verden, Northern Territories of the Holy Roman Empire. The regions, cities, towns, et cetera, are clearly identified on the map, larger settlements marked with castle/cathedral icon, i.e. "Bremer Vohrde" middle of map. Borders, some regions, some swamps, some forests, some roads, small islands, and rivers, colored, some texture, some regions, some swamps, some forests, some roads, some rivers, bodies of wa