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Collection Map Collection
Catalog Number 2014.21.38
Object Name Map
Description Johannes Covens, Cornelius Mortier, and I. Condet
Carte Generale du Marquisat de Moravie...
Hand-colored engraving
Amsterdam, ca. 1720

Map with colored elements by Johannes Covens, Cornelius Mortier, publishers, and I. Condet, engraver: Austria, Hungary, Poland, 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. "Ratibor" top right of map. Some regions, some forests, some mountain ranges, some rivers, and some bodies of water, colored, some texture, some mountain ranges, some rivers, some forests, some roads, some bodies of water, and some fields, not colored, some texture. Ornate black and white title cartouche with four people and four cherbus, two supporting a coat of arms against a landscape scene, top left of map, decorative black and white scale and map key cartouche, bottom right of map, title caption, above map. Measurement marks surround black and yellow line border, directional notations in Latin on each side, "Meridies" (South), bottom of map. Slight toning around edges of map.
Title Carte Generale du Marquisat d Moravie...
Date 1720-1729
Role of Creator Publisher
Creator Covens, Johannes
Role of Creator 2 Publisher
Creator 2 Mortier, Cornelius
Role of Creator 3 Engraver
Creator 3 Condet, I.
Medium ink
Material paper
Technique copperplate engraving
Dimensions H-21.125 W-25.125 inches
Credit line Gift of Jeffery M. Leving, Founder, Fathers’ Rights
Place of Origin Europe/Netherlands/Amsterdam
Subjects Moravia
Czech Republic