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Catalog Number 2014.21.29
Object Name Map
Description "Insula Sacra vulgo Holy Iland; et Farne," Amsterdam, 1645, hand-colored engraving, map by Joan Blaeu

Map from the French edition of "Le Theatre du Monde, ou Nouvelle Atlas, Mise en lumiere Par Guillaume et Jean Blaeu Quatriesme Partie," Vol. IV, includes Holy Island and Farne Island off the coast of Northumberland. Ship (center right) and English coat of arms (top right). Text page is on the reverse.
Title Insula Sacra vulgo Holy Iland; et Farne
Date 1645
Role of Creator Cartographer
Creator Blaeu, Joan
Medium ink
Material paper
Technique copperplate engraving
Dimensions H-18.5 W-25 inches
Credit line Gift of Jeffery M. Leving, Founder, Fathers’ Rights
Place of Origin Europe/Netherlands/Amsterdam
Subjects England
Holy Island
Farne Islands
Northumberland
Lindisfarne