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Collection Map Collection
Catalog Number 2015.12.4
Object Name Map
Description Willem Blaeu
Comitatuum Hannoniae et Namurci Descriptio
Hand-colored engraving
Amsterdam, ca. 1645

Engraved and hand colored map showing Hannoniae in Belgium. The map is equipped with many place names, rivers, woods, etc. In the lower right corner is the title cartouche with two coats of arms. In the upper left corner is a decorative angel or putto holding a banner showing the scale of the map.
Title Comitatuum Hannoniae et Namurci Descriptio
Date ca. 1645
Role of Creator Cartographer
Creator Blaeu, Willem
Medium ink
Material paper
Technique copperplate engraving
Dimensions H-20 W-23.25 inches
Credit line Gift of Fred M. Lowenfels
Place of Origin Europe/Netherlands/Amsterdam
Subjects Belgium