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Collection Map Collection
Catalog Number 2014.21.15
Object Name Map
Description "Stato Della Republica di Lucca," Amsterdam, 1640, hand-colored engraving, map by Joan Blaeu

Map of The First Republic of Lucca (1160-1805) and surrounding territories. Two multicolor ships (bottom left), multicolor sea monster (bottom center). Decorative multicolor title cartouche flanked by two female figures supporting a coat of arms (top left), ornate multicolor maker's mark cartouche with coat of arms (bottom left), multicolor scroll scale cartouche, top right of map. Text page on back of map.
Title Stato Della Republica di Lucca
Date 1640
Role of Creator Cartographer
Creator Blaeu, Joan
Medium ink
Material paper
Technique copperplate engraving
Dimensions H-20 W-23.5 inches
Credit line Gift of Jeffery M. Leving, Founder, Fathers’ Rights
Place of Origin Europe/Netherlands/Amsterdam
Subjects Republic of Lucca
Italy