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Collection Map Collection
Catalog Number 2014.21.51
Object Name Map
Description Johannes Covens and Cornelius Mortier after Guillaume de L'Isle
In Notitiam Ecclesiasticam Africae Tabula Geographica
Hand-colored engraving
Amsterdam, 1725

Map with colored elements by Johannes Covens, cartographer, and Cornelius Mortier, cartographer, after Guillaume De l'Isle, cartographer: North Africa, including Tunisia and parts of Morocco, Algeria and Libya. The regions, cities, towns, et cetera, are clearly identified on the map, larger settlements marked with red castle/cathedral icon, i.e. "Thagulis", bottom right of map. Some regions, some mountain ranges, some roads, some rivers, some bodies of water, and some small islands, colored, some texture, some regions, some mountain ranges, some rivers, some bodies of water, not colored, some texture. Multicolor compass, middle right of map. Decorative multicolor scroll title cartouche, bottom middle of map, multicolor scoll text cartouche, bottom left of map, multicolor scale cartouche, bottom right of map. Measurement marks surround black and yellow line border, directional notations in Latin on each side, "Meridies" (South), bottom of map.
Title In Notitiam Ecclesiasticam Africae Tabula Geographica
Date 1725
Role of Creator Cartographer
Creator Covens, Johannes
Role of Creator 2 Cartographer
Creator 2 Mortier, Cornelius
Role of Creator 3 Cartographer
Creator 3 De l'Isle, Guillaume
Medium ink
Material paper
Technique copperplate engraving
Dimensions H-21 W-24.75 inches
Credit line Gift of Jeffery M. Leving, Founder, Fathers’ Rights
Place of Origin Europe/Netherlands/Amsterdam
Subjects Africa
Balearic Islands