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Collection Map Collection
Catalog Number 2014.21.21
Object Name Map
Description "Sardeigne," Amsterdam, 1640, hand-colored engraving, map by Joan Blaeu

Map of the Island of Sardinia, the second largest island in the Mediterranean Sea. "SARDEIGNE. 116" centered above map. Ornate green and yellow "H" initial, left below map, marks the beginning of two column German text page. Text page on back of map.
Title Sardeigne
Date 1640
Role of Creator Cartographer
Creator Blaeu, Joan
Medium ink
Material paper
Technique copperplate engraving
Dimensions H-20 W-12 inches
Credit line Gift of Jeffery M. Leving, Founder, Fathers’ Rights
Place of Origin Europe/Netherlands/Amsterdam
Subjects Italy
Sardinia