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Collection Map Collection
Catalog Number 2014.21.34
Object Name Map
Description John Senex
A Map of the County of Flanders
Hand-colored engraving
London, 1710

Map with colored elements by John Senex: The County of Flanders, the Dutch-speaking northern portion of Belgium, and surrounding regions. The regions, cities, towns, et cetera, are clearly identified on the map, larger settlements or significant Christian sites marked with red castle/cathedral icon, i.e. "Bruges" top middle of map. Borders, colored, mountain ranges, forests, fields, rivers, and bodies of water, not colored, some texture. Decorative black and white title cartouche, bottom right of map, black and white scale cartouche, bottom left of map, text caption "In the year...", top middle right of map. Measurement marks surround black and yellow line border. Slight toning around edges, horizontal black marks, middle bottom of map.
Title A Map of the County of Flanders
Date 1710
Role of Creator Cartographer
Creator Senex, John
Medium ink
Material paper
Technique copperplate engraving
Dimensions H-20.25 W-26.375 inches
Credit line Gift of Jeffery M. Leving, Founder, Fathers’ Rights
Place of Origin Europe/England/London
Subjects Flanders
Belgium