Project Description

Published in Joan Blaeu’s “Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, sive Atlas Novus”. A decorative and detailed map of Berkshire with the Royal Arms upper left and right. Costumed figures lower right, one with calipers measuring distances on a board. Windsor castle, first built by the Normans after the victory of William the Conqueror in 1066, occupies some 13 acres in the county of Berkshire. Latin verso pg. 133/134.  Skelton 28, Van der Krogt 5560:2

Map Condition: Overall toned with offsetting colour from crudely coloured cartouches still very good. Map Type: Copper engraved map with old hand colouring

Stock No: 1412
Cartographer: Blaeu, Willem Janszoon [Jansson, Jan]
Year: c. 1640’s.

Height (in): 14.50
Width (in): 19
Price: $350