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Collection Map Collection
Catalog Number 2014.21.31
Object Name Map
Description "Insulae Balearides et Pytiusae," Amsterdam, c. 1645, map by Johannes Janssonius, engraved by Evert Simonsz Hamersveldt
Lower left (in plate): Joannes Janssonius Excudit
Lower center right (in plate): E. Symons Hamersveldt Sculpsit.

Map of the islands of Majorca, Minorca, and Ibiza, including the coasts of Catalonia and Valencia. Two sea monsters (center left), three ships (bottom right), two compasses with radiating lines (middle left and bottom right), two coats of arms (top left and right). Text page on reverse.
Title Insulae Balearides et Pytisuae
Date c. 1645
Role of Creator Cartographer
Creator Janssonius, Johannes
Role of Creator 2 Engraver
Creator 2 Hamersveldt, Evert Simonsz
Medium ink
Material paper
Technique copperplate engraving
Dimensions H-19.125 W-22.75 inches
Credit line Gift of Jeffery M. Leving, Founder, Fathers’ Rights
Place of Origin Europe/Netherlands/Amsterdam
Subjects Spain