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Collection Map Collection
Catalog Number 2014.21.54
Object Name Map
Description 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 black and white scale and map key cartouche with river god and two cherubs holding coat of arms, bottom right of map, credit text, bottom right of map. Measurement marks surround black and yellow double line border. "32" in black ink, top right outside of map. Slight toning around edges.
Title Nova Regni Portugalliae et Algarbiae...
Date 1740-1749
Role of Creator Cartographer
Creator Ottens, Reinier
Role of Creator 2 Cartographer
Creator 2 Ottens, Joshua
Medium ink
Material paper
Technique copperplate engraving
Dimensions H-21.25 W-25.375 inches
Credit line Gift of Jeffery M. Leving, Founder, Fathers’ Rights
Place of Origin Europe/Netherlands/Amsterdam
Subjects Portugal
Algarve