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Collection Map Collection
Catalog Number 2015.12.5
Object Name Map
Description Nicolaes Visscher II
Bruxellensis Tetrarchia...
Hand-colored engraving
Amsterdam, ca. 1690

Engraved map of Belgium, centered on the city of Brussels. Surrounding area shows cities of Aalst, Mechelen and Louvain, with small towns, churches, waterways and forests.
Title Bruxellensis Tetrarchia...
Date ca. 1690
Role of Creator Cartographer
Creator Visscher, II, Nicolaes
Medium ink
Material paper
Technique copperplate engraving
Dimensions H-22.75 W-18.5 inches
Credit line Gift of Fred M. Lowenfels
Place of Origin Europe/Netherlands/Amsterdam
Subjects Belgium
Brussels
Aalst
Mechelen
Louvain