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Catalog Number 2014.17.70
Object Name Map
Description "Electoratus et Palatinatus Ad Rhenum, Episcopatuum Vormaciensis Et Spirensis, Ducatuum Bipontini et Simmerae, Comitatuum Veldensis Sponheimensis etc. Novissima Tabula," Amsterdam, 1680, hand-colored engraving, map by Theodore Danckerts

A map of the complex region of the Palatinate of the Rhine in Germany. Initially the County Palatine of the Rhine, then later the Electoral Palatinate, was an historical territory of the Holy Roman Empire.The fragmented territory stretched from the left bank of the Upper Rhine, from the Hunsruck mountain range in what is today the Palatinate region in the German federal state of Rhineland-Palatinate and the adjacent parts of the French region of Alsace to the opposite territory on the east bank of the Rhine in present-day Hesse and Baden-Württemberg up to the Odenwald range and the southern Kraichgau region, containing the capital cities of Heidelberg and Mannheim.
Title Electoratus et Palatinatus Ad Rhenum, Episcopatuum Vormaciensis Et Spirensis, Ducatuum Bipontini et Simmerae, Comitatuum Veldensis Sponheimensis etc. Novissima Tabula
Date 1680
Role of Creator Cartographer
Creator Danckerts, Theodore
Medium ink
Material paper
Technique copperplate engraving
Dimensions H-20.25 W-24.25 inches
Credit line Gift of Jeffery M. Leving, Founder, Fathers’ Rights