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Collection Map Collection
Catalog Number 2014.17.14
Object Name Map
Description "Karstia, Carniola, Histria et Windorum Marchia," Amsterdam, 1643 (first edition published 1635), hand-colored engraving, map by Willem Blaeu, after Gerardus Mercator

A map of the northern tip of the Adriatic Sea and the Gulf of Venice, present-day northeastern Italy, Slovenia and Croatia, showing mountain ranges, rivers, forests and towns, based on the map issued by Gerard Mercator in the early 1600s.
Title Karstia, Carniola, Histria et Windorum Marchia
Date 1643
Role of Creator Cartographer
Creator Blaeu, Willem
Role of Creator 2 Copy After
Creator 2 Mercator, Gerardus
Medium ink
Material paper
Technique copperplate engraving
Dimensions H-19.75 W-23.375 inches
Credit line Gift of Jeffery M. Leving, Founder, Fathers’ Rights
Subjects Italy