"Episcopatus Dunelmensis vulgo the Bishoprike of Durham," Amsterdam, 1645, hand-colored engraving, map by Willem Blaeu
A map of County Durham in the northeast of England, showing the fortified cathedral at Durham, and a landscape full of castles, parklands, forests and mountains. The title is within a banner held aloft by a local shepherd and shepherdess and their sheep, lower right, the scale being measured by a putto, lower left, and decorated by three coats-of-arms, and several galleons and sailing ships.
|Title||Episcopatus Dunelmensis vulgo the Bishoprike of Durham|
|Role of Creator||Cartographer|
|Dimensions||H-20 W-24 inches|
|Credit line||Gift of Jeffery M. Leving, Founder, Fathers’ Rights|