"Frisiae dominium vernacule Friesland,...," Leeuwarden, 1718, hand-colored engraving, map by Francois Halma
A map of Friesland, or Frisia, a province in the northwest of the Netherlands, based on the Schenk map of 1706, with an inset of the West Frisian Islands, the title within an allegorical cartouche center right, and decorated with a vignette of a monolith lower left. Shows the three main districts in three key colors, the capital Leeuwarden, and all major towns, villages, roads, and particularly waterways, both rivers and canals, and the sandbanks and shallows along the coastline with the North Sea.
|Title||Frisiae dominium vernacule Friesland...|
|Role of Creator||Cartographer|
|Dimensions||H-20.625 W-25 inches|
|Credit line||Gift of Jeffery M. Leving, Founder, Fathers’ Rights|