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Collection Map Collection
Catalog Number 2014.17.18
Object Name Map
Description "Walachia, Servia, Bulgaria, Romania," Amsterdam, 1643, hand-colored engraving, map by Willem Blaeu, after Gerard Mercator

A map of Bulgaria, including parts of Romania, Serbia, Kosovo, Macedonia and Turkey, based on the map issued by Gerard Mercator in the early 1600s, showing Istanbul/Constantinople, all other major towns, waterways and mountains, and the coastline of the Black Sea and the Sea of Marmara.
Title Walachia, Servia, Bulgaria, Romania
Date 1643
Role of Creator Cartographer
Creator Blaeu, Willem
Role of Creator 2 Copy After
Creator 2 Mercator, Gerard
Medium ink
Material paper
Technique copperplate engraving
Dimensions H-19.75 W-23.375 inches
Credit line Gift of Jeffery M. Leving, Founder, Fathers’ Rights
Subjects Bulgaria
Istanbul / Constantinople
Black Sea
Sea of Marmara