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Collection Map Collection
Catalog Number 2014.17.15
Object Name Map
Description "Walcheren," Amsterdam, 1690, hand-colored engraving, map by Nicolaes Visscher II

Walcheren is an island at the mouth of the Scheldt estuary, in the province of Zeeland in the Netherlands. This map includes the cities of Middelburg, Veere, and Vlissingen, and all other large towns, routes, and waterways in the province, including the sand dunes on the two sides of the island that face the North Sea, and the dykes on the sides of the river.

Title Walcheren
Date 1690
Role of Creator Cartographer
Creator Visscher, II, Nicolaes
Medium ink
Material paper
Technique copperplate engraving
Dimensions H-21 W-24.75 inches
Credit line Gift of Jeffery M. Leving, Founder, Fathers’ Rights
Subjects Walcheren
Zeeland
Netherlands
Middelburgh
Veere
Vlissingen