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Catalog Number 2014.17.11
Object Name Map
Description "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...
Date 1718
Role of Creator Cartographer
Creator Halma, Francois
Medium ink
Material paper
Technique copperplate engraving
Dimensions H-20.625 W-25 inches
Credit line Gift of Jeffery M. Leving, Founder, Fathers’ Rights
Subjects Netherlands