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Collection Map Collection
Catalog Number 2014.21.22
Object Name Map
Description "Elba Isola olim Ilva," Amsterdam, 1640, hand-colored engraving, map by Joan Blaeu

Map of the Island of Elba, a Mediterranean island in Tuscany, Italy. "'t Eylandt ELBA 97" centered above map. Ornate black and orange "E" initial, left below map, marks the beginning of two column German text page. Text page on back of map.
Title Elba Isola olim Ilva
Date 1640
Role of Creator Cartographer
Creator Blaeu, Joan
Medium ink
Material paper
Technique copperplate engraving
Dimensions H-19.875 W-11.875 inches
Credit line Gift of Jeffery M. Leving, Founder, Fathers’ Rights
Place of Origin Europe/Netherlands/Amsterdam
Subjects Italy