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Collection Map Collection
Catalog Number 2014.17.84
Object Name Map
Description "Episcopatuum Monasteriensis et Osnabrugensis ut et Comitatuum Bentheim, Teclenburg, Stenford, Lingen, Diepholt, Delmenhorst, Rietberg etc.," Augsburg, 1740, hand-colored engraving, map by Matthaus Seutter, engraving by Tobias Conrad Lotter

Map of northwestern Germany, featuring the dioceses of Münster and Osnabrück and surrounding counties. Seutter was one of the most important and prolific German map publishers of the 18th century. After his death, his son-in-law Tobias Conrad Lotter, a master engraver, took over the firm, eventually becoming one of the most prominent cartographers of his day. At top left of this map is a decorative title cartouche with the coats of arms of Münster and Osnabrück, and a hunting goddess.
Title Episcopatuum Monasteriensis et Osnabrugensis ut et Comitatuum Bentheim, Teclenburg, Stenford, Lingen, Diepholt, Delmenhorst, Rietberg etc. etc.
Date 1740
Role of Creator Cartographer
Creator Seutter, George Matthaus
Role of Creator 2 Printer
Creator 2 Lotter, Tobias Conrad
Medium ink
Material paper
Technique copperplate engraving
Dimensions H-24.25 W-21.125 inches
Credit line Gift of Jeffery M. Leving, Founder, Fathers’ Rights
Subjects Germany
Munster and Osnabruck