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Collection Map Collection
Catalog Number 2014.17.23
Object Name Map
Description "Alpinae seu Foederatae Rhaetiae Suditarumque ei Terrarum Nova Descriptio," Amsterdam, 1643, engraving, map by Willem Blaeu

A map of eastern Switzerland and northern Italy near Lake Como, known as Graubunden, engraved by Evert Symonsz van Hamersveldt, showing the boundaries and fortifications along the Adda River.
Title Alpinae seu Foederatae Rhaetiae Suditarumque ei Terrarum Nova Descriptio
Date 1643
Role of Creator Cartographer
Creator Blaeu, Willem
Role of Creator 2 Engraver
Creator 2 Van Hamersveldt, Evert Symonsz
Medium ink
Material paper
Technique copperplate engraving
Dimensions H-19.75 W-23.25 inches
Credit line Gift of Jeffery M. Leving, Founder, Fathers’ Rights
Subjects Switzerland
Lake Como