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Collection Map Collection
Catalog Number 2014.21.12
Object Name Map
Description "Calabria Ultra olim Altera Magnae Graeciae pars," Amsterdam, 1640, hand-colored engraving, map by Joan Blaeu

Map of Calabria, southwest Italy, Sicily, and surrounding regions. Decorative, multicolor title cartouche with coat of arms flanked by two female nudes with scale below, bottom right of map. Text page on back of map.
Title Calabria Ultra olim Altera Magnae Graeciae pars
Date 1640
Role of Creator Cartographer
Creator Blaeu, Joan
Medium ink
Material paper
Technique copperplate engraving
Dimensions H-20 W-23.875 inches
Credit line Gift of Jeffery M. Leving, Founder, Fathers’ Rights
Place of Origin Europe/Netherlands/Amsterdam
Subjects Calabria
Italy
Sicily