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Collection Map Collection
Catalog Number 2014.17.12
Object Name Map
Description "Granata et Murcia Regna," Amsterdam, 1638, hand-colored engraving, map by Willem Blaeu

A map of Granada and Murcia in southern Spain, with parts of Andalucía, Castile and Valencia to the north, the western Mediterranean and the Barbary coast to the south, galleons engaged in warfare, and the crests of Granada and Murcia along the top edge. The Spanish mainland is shown in some detail, including mountain ranges, rivers and major towns.
Title Granata et Murcia Regna
Date 1638
Role of Creator Cartographer
Creator Blaeu, Willem
Medium ink
Material paper
Technique copperplate engraving
Dimensions H-20.5 W-24.75 inches
Credit line Gift of Jeffery M. Leving, Founder, Fathers’ Rights
Subjects Spain
Granada
Murcia
Andalucia
Castile
Valencia
Barbary Coast