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Collection Map Collection
Catalog Number 2015.12.3
Object Name Map
Description Willem Blaeu
Prima Pars Brabantiae cuius caput Lovanium
Hand-colored engraving
Amsterdam, ca. 1645

Engraved decorative map focusing on Louvain and Tienen in Belgium. The map is oriented with North facing the right. Title cartouche and scales are embellished with figures and coats of arms.
Title Prima Pars Brabantiae cuius caput Lovanium
Date ca. 1645
Role of Creator Cartographer
Creator Blaeu, Willem
Medium ink
Material paper
Technique copperplate engraving
Dimensions H-20 W-23.875 inches
Credit line Gift of Fred M. Lowenfels
Place of Origin Europe/Netherlands/Amsterdam
Subjects Belgium
Louvain
Tienen