"Marchionatus Moraviae," Amsterdam, c. 1640Henricus Hondius
Amsterdam, ca. 1640
Map with colored elements by Henricus Hondius: Moravia, a large region in the eastern part of the Czech Republic and one of the historical Czech lands, together with Bohemia and Czech Silesia. 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. "Ratibor" top left of map. Forests, mountain ranges, and borders, colored, some texture, rivers and bodies of water, not colored, some texture. Decorative multicolor title cartouche with a coat of arms flanked by two cherubs, bottom right of map, multicolor scroll scale cartouche, bottom left of map, multicolor scroll notation cartouche, top left of map. Measurement marks surround black and yellow decorative border. "B106" in pencil, bottom left outside of map. Water damage around edges, foxing spots and black marks around edges, corner bent, bottom left corner.
|Role of Creator||Cartographer|
|Dimensions||H-19.875 W-22.375 inches|
|Credit line||Gift of Jeffery M. Leving, Founder, Fathers’ Rights|
|Place of Origin||Europe/Netherlands/Amsterdam|