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Collection Map Collection
Catalog Number 2014.21.23
Object Name Map
Description "Franconia Vulgo Francfenlandt," Amsterdam, 1640, hand-colored engraving, map by Joan Blaeu

Map of Germany, France, and surrounding territories. Decorative multicolor title cartouche flanked by two cherubs with fruit (bottom center left), multicolor scroll scale cartouche (top right). Text page on back of map.
Title Franconia Vulgo Francfenlandt
Date 1640
Role of Creator Cartographer
Creator Blaeu, Joan
Medium ink
Material paper
Technique copperplate engraving
Dimensions H-20.125 W-24.75 inches
Credit line Gift of Jeffery M. Leving, Founder, Fathers’ Rights
Place of Origin Europe/Netherlands/Amsterdam
Subjects Franconia
Germany