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Name Schenck, Pieter
Life Dates 1660-1711
Nationality Dutch
Occupation Cartographer, Engraver, Publisher
Role Cartographer

Associated Records

Image of Map Collection - 2014.17.1

Map Collection - 2014.17.1

"Etats de Pologne Subdivisees Suivant l'estendue des Palatinats...," Amsterdam, c. 1700, hand-colored engraving, map by Pieter Schenk, after Nicholas Sanson A detailed Dutch map of Poland published by Schenk, attributing the geography to an earlier map published by Sanson. The map extends to the Black Sea and Vienna in the south and to Estonia in the north, exhibiting the strong engraving style of Schenk's early work.

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Map Collection - 2014.17.43

"Accurate Geographische Charte der Graeflichen Stobergl. Aemter als Hohnstein, Stolberg, Hayn, Berenroda, Ebersburg, Wolfsberg, Ufftrungen, Rosia, un Questenb.," Amsterdam and Leipzig, 1758, hand-colored engraving, map by Pieter Schenck A map of a small area of Saxony in Germany, centered on Stollberg near Chemnitz, with an elaborate key upper left showing how to identify churches from chapels, schlosses from more humble dwellings, different types of land use, routes, rivers, streams, bridges, windmills, watermills, etc. An index to all the places on the map appears on either side of the map.