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Collection Map Collection
Catalog Number 2015.12.1
Object Name Map
Description Gerardus Mercator and Jocodus Hondius
Flandria Imperialis et Proprietaria
Hand-colored engraving
Amsterdam, 1638

Engraved map depicting the Brabant region in Belgium and the Netherlands. Major cities of Ghent, Antwerp, Brussels, Louvain, and Mechelen are shown.
Title Flandria Imperialis et Proprietaria
Date 1638
Role of Creator Cartographer
Creator Mercator, Gerardus
Role of Creator 2 Cartographer
Creator 2 Hondius, Jodocus
Medium ink
Material paper
Technique copperplate engraving
Dimensions H-15.75 W-19.875 inches
Credit line Gift of Fred M. Lowenfels
Place of Origin Europe/Netherlands/Amsterdam
Subjects Belgium
Netherlands
Brabant
Ghent
Antwerp
Brussels
Louvain
Mechelen