Nicolaes Visscher II
Amsterdam, ca. 1690
Colored map by Nicolaes Visscher II: Southwest Germany and surrounding regions. The regions, cities, towns, et cetera, are clearly identified on the map, larger settlements or significant Christian sites marked with red castle/cathedral icon, i.e. "Freiburg" middle right of map. Mountain ranges, forests, regions, borders, and bodies of water, colored, some texture, rivers, not colored, some texture. Decorative multicolor title and dedication cartouche with four people, two cherubs, and a coat of arms, middle right of map, map key above, scale below. Measurement marks surround black and yellow double line border, directional notations in Latin on each side, "Meridies" (South), bottom of map. Severe foxing spots scattered on surface, heavy concentration top left and right of map.
|Role of Creator||Cartographer|
|Creator||Visscher, II, Nicolaes|
|Dimensions||H-21 W-24.875 inches|
|Credit line||Gift of Jeffery M. Leving, Founder, Fathers’ Rights|
|Place of Origin||Europe/Netherlands/Amsterdam|