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Collection Map Collection
Catalog Number 2016.8.1
Object Name Map
Description "Leodiensis Episcopatus in omnes Subjacentes Provincias distincte divisus," Amsterdam, c. 1690, hand-colored copperplate engraving, map by Nicolaes Visscher II.

An example of Visscher's regional map of Belgium, including Antwerp, Brussels, Louvain, Maastricht, and Cologne. The map is further embellished with a title-cartouche showing a smith working his anvil.
Title Leodiensis Episcopatus in omnes Subjacentes Provincias distincte divisus
Date c. 1690
Role of Creator Cartographer
Creator Visscher, II, Nicolaes
Medium ink
Material paper
Technique copperplate engraving
Dimensions H-21.5 W-24.5 inches
Credit line Gift of Louis O'Neill