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Collection Map Collection
Catalog Number 2014.21.13
Object Name Map
Description "Calabria Citra olim Magna Graecia," Amsterdam, 1640, hand-colored engraving, map by Joan Blaeu

Map of Calabria, southwest Italy, and surrounding areas. Decorative, multicolor title cartouche with coat of arms flanked by two female figures, top right of map, decorative, multicolor scroll scale cartouche, bottom left of map. Text page on back of map.
Title Calabria Citra olim Magna Graecia
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 Calabria
Italy