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Collection Map Collection
Catalog Number 2014.17.56
Object Name Map
Description "Comitatus Northumbria vernacule Northumberland," Amsterdam, 1645, hand-colored engraving, map by Willem Blaeu

A map of Northumberland in the northeast of England at the border with Scotland, showing Hadrian's Wall as the "Pictes Wall" from Newcastle to beyond Carlisle.
Title Comitatus Northumbria vernacule Northumberland
Date 1645
Role of Creator Cartographer
Creator Blaeu, Willem
Medium ink
Material paper
Technique copperplate engraving
Dimensions H-21 W-24.25 inches
Credit line Gift of Jeffery M. Leving, Founder, Fathers’ Rights
Subjects England
Northumberland