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Collection Map Collection
Catalog Number 2014.21.18
Object Name Map
Description "Ducato di Parma et di Piacenza," Amsterdam, 1640, hand-colored engraving, map by Joan Blaeu

Map of The Duchy of Parma and Piacenza (1545-1859) and surrounding territories. Depicts the pilgrimage trail from Piacenza to Parma across the top of the map. Elaborate multicolor title cartouche flanked by a male figure and animals (bottom left), multicolor scale cartouche (top left). Text page on back of map.
Title Ducato di Parma et di Piacenza
Date 1640
Role of Creator Cartographer
Creator Blaeu, Joan
Medium ink
Material paper
Technique copperplate engraving
Dimensions H-19.875 W-24 inches
Credit line Gift of Jeffery M. Leving, Founder, Fathers’ Rights
Place of Origin Europe/Netherlands/Amsterdam
Subjects Italy
Parma
Piacenza