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Name Ottens, Reinier
Life Dates 1698-1750
Nationality Dutch
Occupation Cartographer, Publisher
Role Cartographer

Associated Records

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Map Collection - 2014.17.4

"Ducatuum Livoniae et Curlandiae novissima Tabula…," Amsterdam, 1745, hand-colored engraving, map by Reinier and Joshua Ottens. Map of Livonia and the eastern banks of the Baltic Sea. The geography of Estonia and Latvia is filled with detail of hundreds of tiny villages, forests, marshes, mountains and rivers.

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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 - 2014.21.54

Reiner and Joshua Ottens Nova Regni Portugalliae et Algarbiae... Hand-colored engraving Amsterdam, ca. 1745 Map with colored elements by Joshua and Reiner Ottens: Portugal, Algarve, and surrounding regions. The regions, cities, towns, et cetera, are clearly identified on the map, larger settlements marked with castle/cathedral icon, i.e. "Lisbona" bottom middle left. Borders, some regions, and some mountain ranges, colored, some texture, some regions, some mountain ranges, rivers, bodies of water, not colored, some texture. Black and white compass, middle left of map. Decorative black and white title cartouche with five cherubs, one holding a coat of arms, top left of map, decorative bl

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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

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Map Collection - 2014.21.56

Reiner and Joshua Ottens Nouvelle Carte du Roiaume D'Alger Divisee en Toutes ses Provinces... Hand-colored engraving Amsterdam, ca. 1745 Map with colored elements by Reiner and Joshua Ottens: Western Mediterranean and part of the Coast of North Afrcia, from the Muluia Riverand C' d One to the Guadibarbar River and Tabarque, centered on the Bay of Algeria. Large inset map of the Bay. The regions, cities, towns, et cetera, are clearly identified on the map, larger settlements marked with castle/cathedral icon, i.e. "Alger" bottom right of inset map. Borders, some mountain ranges, forests, some small islands, and swamps, colored, some texture, some mountain ranges, some small islands, rive