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Collection Map Collection
Catalog Number 2014.21.14
Object Name Map
Description "Piemonte et Monferrato," Amsterdam, 1640, hand-colored engraving, map by Joan Blaeu

Map of Northwest Italy and surrounding areas. Ornate, multicolor title cartouche flanked by two men with animals and fruit, top right of map, multicolor scroll scale cartouche with globe on top, bottom right of map. Text page on back of map.
Title Piemonte et Monferrato
Date 1640
Role of Creator Cartographer
Creator Blaeu, Joan
Medium ink
Material paper
Technique copperplate engraving
Dimensions H-19.875 W-23.625 inches
Credit line Gift of Jeffery M. Leving, Founder, Fathers’ Rights
Place of Origin Europe/Netherlands/Amsterdam
Subjects Turin
Italy
Germany
Alps