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Collection Map Collection
Catalog Number 2014.17.52
Object Name Map
Description "Biscaia et Guipuscoa Cantabriae veteris pars, " Amsterdam, 1645, hand-colored engraving, map by Willem Blaeu

A map showing the coastal Basque country in northern Spain. It includes the cities of Santander, Laredo, Bibao and Bayonne (France) and extends inland to Logrono and Calahorra. Decorated with three galleons under sail in the Bay of Biscay, and two coats-of-arms, one of which is left blank.
Title Biscaia et Guipuscoa Cantabriae veteris pars
Date 1645
Role of Creator Cartographer
Creator Blaeu, Willem
Medium ink
Material paper
Technique copperplate engraving
Dimensions H-21.125 W-24.875 inches
Credit line Gift of Jeffery M. Leving, Founder, Fathers’ Rights
Subjects Spain
France
Basque
Santander
Laredo
Bibao
Bayonne