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Collection Map Collection
Catalog Number 2014.17.37
Object Name Map
Description "Superioris Alsatiae nec non Brisigaviae et Suntgaviae," Amsterdam, 1640, hand-colored engraving, map by Nicolaes Visscher II

A map of the upper Alsace region and the Rhine River valley in Germany and Swizerland, showing the fortified cities of Colmar, Freiburg, Breisach, Basel and Schaffhausen.
Title Superioris Alsatiae nec non Brisigaviae et Suntgaviae
Date 1680
Role of Creator Cartographer
Creator Visscher, II, Nicolaes
Medium ink
Material paper
Technique copperplate engraving
Dimensions H-20 W-24.25 inches
Credit line Gift of Jeffery M. Leving, Founder, Fathers’ Rights
Subjects Germany
Switzerland
Rhine
Colmar
Freiburg
Breisach
Basel
Schaffhausen