"Walachia, Servia, Bulgaria, Romania," Amsterdam, 1644, hand-colored engraving, map by Willem Blaeu
This map of the Eastern Balkans is centered on Bulgaria and includes Macedonia, Serbia, the Bosphorus and Constantinople. Based on Gerard Mercator's map of the region published in the early 1600s, it shows the Danube and its tributaries flowing across the map. The title is within an allegorical cartouche decorated with the accoutrements of war and topped with emblem of the Turkish Empire upper left.
|Title||Walachia, Servia, Bulgaria, Romania|
|Role of Creator||Cartographer|
|Dimensions||H-22 W-25 inches|
|Credit line||Gift of Jeffery M. Leving, Founder, Fathers’ Rights|