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Collection Map Collection
Catalog Number 2014.17.76
Object Name Map
Description "Hispaniae Antiquae Tabula," Amsterdam, c. 1730, hand-colored engraving, map by Nicolas Sanson, Johannes Covens and Cornelius Mortier

A map of "Ancient Spain," with Portugal and the Balearic Islands, by the French cartographer Nicolas Sanson d'Abbeville. The map includes the various place names of cities and small towns, rivers, and mountains, as well as engraved borders of the various Spanish provinces.
Title Hispaniae Antiquae Tabula
Date c. 1730
Role of Creator Cartographer
Creator Sanson, Nicolas
Role of Creator 2 Publisher
Creator 2 Covens, Johannes
Role of Creator 3 Publisher
Creator 3 Mortier, Cornelius
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 Spain
Portugal
Balearic Islands