The digital gallery

Visscher Atlas of 1690

Image ID: 1843

1843
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E86 - Atlas Minor sive Geographia Compendiosa, qua Orbis Terrarum

Image ID: 3318

3318
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E86.a1 - The Visscher Atlas of 1690

Image ID: 3319

3319

Image ID: 3320

3320

Image ID: 3321

3321

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3322

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3323

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3324

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3325

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3326

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3327
Image 11 of 141
E86.a10 - The Talents of Mapmakers

Image ID: 1842

1842
Image 12 of 141
E86 - Atlas minor sive totius orbis terrarum contracta

Image ID: 1837

1837
Dot #: 1
Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1837

test dot - edti


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test dot - edti


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Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1837

Atlas appears to be holding up the sky, not the earth, which is apparently correct.

Wikipedia - Atlas

Quora

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Atlas appears to be holding up the sky, not the earth, which is apparently correct.

Wikipedia - Atlas

Quora

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Image 13 of 141
E86 - Atlas minor sive totius orbis terrarum contracta

Image ID: 1838

1838
Image 14 of 141
E86 - Novissima Totius Terrarum Orbis Tabula, Auctore Nicolao Visscher

Image ID: 1840

1840
Dot #: 1
Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1840

"Terra Australis" has a long history based on the idea that a southern continent must exist to balance all of the land masses north of the equator.

Wikipedia - Terra Australis

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"Terra Australis" has a long history based on the idea that a southern continent must exist to balance all of the land masses north of the equator.

Wikipedia - Terra Australis

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Dot #: 2
Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1840

Julius Caesar is one of the twelve Roman emperors with vignettes.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Julius_Caesar


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Julius Caesar is one of the twelve Roman emperors with vignettes.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Julius_Caesar


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Dot #: 3
Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1840

Europa is one of the four female allegorical representations of the continents of Europe, Asia, America and Africa.

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Europa is one of the four female allegorical representations of the continents of Europe, Asia, America and Africa.

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Dot #: 4
Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1840

The "Europaei" are one of six groups of national figures.

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The "Europaei" are one of six groups of national figures.

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Image 15 of 141
E86 - Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis geographica ac hydrographica tabula

From David Rumsey: "Hand colored in outline map of the world on Mercator's projection. surrounding the map include twelve Roman emperors at the top and bottom, with six groups of national figures and eight vignettes of principal cities at the sides, in the corners are female allegorical representations of the continents: Europa, Asia, America and Africa. Map showing discoveries around the Hudson Bay and the course of the St. Lawrence river. River extending to a small lake in the middle of North America. Tierra del Fuego is shown as a distinct landmass. The Straits of le Maire and Magellan, with the massive Magellanica Sive Terra Australis Incognita, California Coastline appears, heading north toward the Straits of Annian. Decorative cartouche in the upper left tells of the discovery of America by Columbus. Also showing cities and towns, vignettes of ships and sea monsters, rivers, lakes and mountains. Relief shown pictorially. The error of the date of 1592 for the discovery of America by Columbus indicates that this is a very early state of the map, perhaps the first."

Rumsey

Image ID: 1841

1841
Dot #: 1
Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1841

The lines on this map may still have some functional purpose, but I find them to be spectacularly beautiful.

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The lines on this map may still have some functional purpose, but I find them to be spectacularly beautiful.

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Image 16 of 141
E86 - Nova et accurata Poli Arctici

Image ID: 1844

1844
Image 17 of 141
E86 - Typus Maritimus Groenlandiae, Islandiae, Freti Davidis

Image ID: 1845

1845
Dot #: 1
Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1845

My colleague William lives in Ljubliana, which I believe is Carniola on the map.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ljubljana
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carniola

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My colleague William lives in Ljubliana, which I believe is Carniola on the map.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ljubljana
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carniola

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Image 18 of 141
E86 - Europa delineata et recens edita per Nicolaum Visscher

Image ID: 1846

1846
Image 19 of 141
E86 - Nova totius Angliae, Scotiae, et Hiberniae

Image ID: 1847

1847
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E86 - Scotia Regnum : divisum in partem

Image ID: 1848

1848
Dot #: 1
Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1848

Not sure exactly how to read the table, but here is London.

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Not sure exactly how to read the table, but here is London.

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Dot #: 2
Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1848
London with lines emanating from it. Do the numbers on the lines indicate distances?
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London with lines emanating from it. Do the numbers on the lines indicate distances?
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Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1848
I believe that this column titled "dsL" is distance from London.
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I believe that this column titled "dsL" is distance from London.
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Image 21 of 141
E86 - A new mapp of the Kingdome of England

Image ID: 1849

1849
Image 22 of 141
E86 - Regnum Hiberniae

Image ID: 1850

1850
Dot #: 1
Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1850

Sleigh ride?

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Sleigh ride?

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Dot #: 2
Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1850
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Image 23 of 141
E86 - Moscoviae seu Russiae Magnae Generalis Tabula

Image ID: 1851

1851
Image 24 of 141
E86 - Russiae vulgo Moscovia dictae, partes septentrionalis et orientalis

Image ID: 1852

1852
Dot #: 1
Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1852

I think this is Moscow but not sure.

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I think this is Moscow but not sure.

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Image 25 of 141
E86 - Moscoviae, Pars Australis

Image ID: 1853

1853
Image 26 of 141
E86 - Tabula nova totius regni Poloniae

Image ID: 1854

1854
Dot #: 1
Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1854
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Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1854

Formerly Konigsburg, German, now Kalingrad, part of Russia.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K%C3%B6nigsberg

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kaliningrad


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Formerly Konigsburg, German, now Kalingrad, part of Russia.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K%C3%B6nigsberg

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kaliningrad


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Image 27 of 141
E86 - Tabula Prussiae eximia cura conscripta

Image ID: 1855

1855
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E86 - Tabula exactissima Regnorum Sueciae et Norvegiae

Image ID: 1856

1856
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E86 - Norvegia regnum

Image ID: 1857

1857
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E86 - Regni Daniae : Novissima et accuratissima tabula

Image ID: 1858

1858
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Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1858
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Image 31 of 141
E86 - Holsatiae Tabula Generalis

Image ID: 1859

1859
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Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1859
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Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1859
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Image 32 of 141
E86 - S. Imperium Romano-Germanicum

Image ID: 1860

1860
Image 33 of 141
E86.22 - Circulus Saxoniae Inferioris

Image ID: 1861

1861
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E86 - Ducatus Bremae et Ferdae

Image ID: 1862

1862
Dot #: 1
Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1862
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Image 35 of 141
E86 - Ducatus Brunsvicensis fereque Lunaeburgensis

Image ID: 1863

1863
Dot #: 1
Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1863
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1
Image 36 of 141
E86 - Electoratus Brandenburgi

Image ID: 1864

1864
Dot #: 1
Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1864

Present day Kamien Pomorski, in Poland.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kamie%C5%84_Pomorski

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Present day Kamien Pomorski, in Poland.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kamie%C5%84_Pomorski

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Dot #: 2
Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1864
Looks like beehives!
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Looks like beehives!
2
Image 37 of 141
E86 - Pomeraniae ducatus tabulam

Image ID: 1865

1865
Dot #: 1
Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1865
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Image 38 of 141
E86 - Circuli Saxoniae superioris

Image ID: 1866

1866
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E86 - Totius Circuli Westphalici

Image ID: 1867

1867
Image 40 of 141
E86 - Totius Circuli Westphalici : accurata descriptio

Image ID: 1868

1868
Dot #: 1
Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1868

Amsterdam. Map has north to right side.

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Amsterdam. Map has north to right side.

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Image 41 of 141
E86 - Novissima et accuratissima XVII provinciarum Germaniae Inferioris delineatio

Image ID: 1869

1869
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E86 - Belgium Foederatum

Image ID: 1870

1870
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E86 - Tabula Frisia, Groninga

Image ID: 1871

1871
Dot #: 1
Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1871

What kind of animals are pulling this man?

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What kind of animals are pulling this man?

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Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1871

Emden is located in Germany.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emden

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Emden is located in Germany.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emden

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E86 - Typus Frisiae Orientalis

Image ID: 1872

1872
Dot #: 1
Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1872
Image 45 of 141
E86 - Groningae et Omlandiae Dominium

Image ID: 1873

1873
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E86 - Dominii Frisiae Tabula, inter Flevum et Lavicum

Image ID: 1874

1874
Dot #: 1
Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1874

Zwolle. Has a city center that still looks like a fort.

https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&url=https%3A...


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Zwolle. Has a city center that still looks like a fort.

https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&url=https%3A...


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Image 47 of 141
E86 - Transisalania Provincia : Vulgo Over-yssel

Image ID: 1875

1875
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Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1875
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Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1875
Image 48 of 141
E86 - Novissima comitatus Zutphaniae

Image ID: 1876

1876
Image 49 of 141
E86 - Ducatus Geldria et Zutphania comitatus

Image ID: 1877

1877
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Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1877

Amsterdam

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Amsterdam

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Image 50 of 141
E86 - Ultraiectini Dominii Tabula

Image ID: 1878

1878
Dot #: 1
Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1878

Spectacular mermaid.

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Spectacular mermaid.

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Image 51 of 141
E86 - Comitatus Hollandiae tabula

Image ID: 1879

1879
Dot #: 1
Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1879

Amsterdam.

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Amsterdam.

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Image 52 of 141
E86 - Noordt Hollandt

Image ID: 1880

1880
Image 53 of 141
E86 - Rhenolandia, Amstelandia et circumjacentia

Image ID: 1881

1881
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Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1881
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Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1881
Image 54 of 141
E86 -Hollandiae pars meridionalior

Image ID: 1882

1882
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Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1882

Rotterdam.

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Rotterdam.

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Image 55 of 141
E86 - Delflandia, Schielandia

Image ID: 1883

1883
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E86 -Comitatus Zelandiae

Image ID: 1884

1884
Dot #: 1
Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1884
Image 57 of 141
E86 - Walchria Insula Zelandiae.

Image ID: 1885

1885
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E86 - Belgii Regii tabula

Image ID: 1886

1886
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E86 - Flandriae Comitatus

Image ID: 1887

1887
Dot #: 1
Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1887
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Image 60 of 141
E86.50 - Marchionatus Sacri Romani Imperii

Image ID: 1888

1888
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Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1888
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E86 - Mechlinia dominium et Aerschot ducatus

Image ID: 1889

1889
Dot #: 1
Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1889
Image 62 of 141
E86 - Tabula Ducatus Brabantiae

Image ID: 1890

1890
Image 63 of 141
E86 - Leodiensis Episcopatus

Image ID: 1891

1891
Dot #: 1
Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1891
Dot #: 2
Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1891

I wonder what is the meaning of this star and the letters around it?

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I wonder what is the meaning of this star and the letters around it?

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Image 64 of 141
E86 - Limburgi Ducatus et Comitatus Valckenburgi

Image ID: 1892

1892
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E86 - Ducatus Lutzenburgi

Image ID: 1893

1893
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E86 - Comitatus Namurci

Image ID: 1894

1894
Image 67 of 141
E86 - Comitatus Hannoniae et Archiepiscopatus Cameracensis Tabula

Image ID: 1895

1895
Dot #: 1
Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1895
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Image 68 of 141
E86 - Geographica Artesiae comitatus tabula

Image ID: 1896

1896
Image 69 of 141
E86 - Juliacensis, Cliviensis et Montensis Ducatus

Image ID: 1897

1897
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Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1897
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Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1897
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E86 - Coloniensis Archiepiscopatus

Image ID: 1898

1898
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Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1898
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Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1898

Is this a wine-making region?

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Is this a wine-making region?

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Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1898
Looks like the devil here in the background.
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Looks like the devil here in the background.
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Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1898

Mainz

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Mainz

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Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1898
Koblenz
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Koblenz
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Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1898

Bonn

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Bonn

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Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1898

This area, Trevirensis, refers to one of the oldest Dioceses in all of Germany. I am curious why, then, are the figures in this beautiful cartouche not more religious...although maybe the presence of the devil is intended to make a religious point, that too much wine can be a problem.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roman_Catholic_Dioce...

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This area, Trevirensis, refers to one of the oldest Dioceses in all of Germany. I am curious why, then, are the figures in this beautiful cartouche not more religious...although maybe the presence of the devil is intended to make a religious point, that too much wine can be a problem.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roman_Catholic_Dioce...

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Image 71 of 141
E86 - Archiepiscopatus Trevirensis

Image ID: 1899

1899
Image 72 of 141
E86 - Nova Et Accurata Moguntini Archiepiscopatus delineatio

Image ID: 1900

1900
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E86 -Exactissima Palatinatus Rheni ac Ducatus Bipontini tabula

Image ID: 1901

1901
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E86 - Circulus Franconicus

Image ID: 1902

1902
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E86 - Regnum Bohemia

Image ID: 1903

1903
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E86.66 - Silesiae Ducatus

Image ID: 1904

1904
Dot #: 1
Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1904

What's going on here? Is someone being cooked?

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What's going on here? Is someone being cooked?

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Image 77 of 141
E86.67 - Terra Australis Incognita : Polus Antarcticus

Image ID: 1905

1905
Dot #: 1
Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1905
1
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Image 78 of 141
E86.68 - Totius Regni Hungariae et adjacentium Regionum Tabula

Image ID: 1906

1906
Image 79 of 141
E86.69 - Circuli Austriaci pars septentrionalis

Image ID: 1907

1907
Dot #: 1
Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1907

Vienna looked a lot different 124 years earlier, in 1566. This image by Camocio.

https://eng.travelogues.gr/item.php?view=45633


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Vienna looked a lot different 124 years earlier, in 1566. This image by Camocio.

https://eng.travelogues.gr/item.php?view=45633


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Image 80 of 141
E86.70 - Viennense Territorium

Image ID: 1908

1908
Image 81 of 141
E86.71 - Palatinatus Bavariae

Image ID: 1909

1909
Image 82 of 141
E86.72 - Bavaria Ducatus

Image ID: 1910

1910
Image 83 of 141
E86.73 - Circulus Suevicus

Image ID: 1911

1911
Dot #: 1
Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1911

Vienna

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Vienna

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Image 84 of 141
E86.74 - Danubius fluvius Europae maximus, a fontibus ad ostia

Image ID: 1912

1912
Image 85 of 141
E86.75 - Utriusque Alsatiae, Ducatus Dupontii et Spirensis Episcopatus

Image ID: 1913

1913
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E86.76 - Landgraviatus Alsatiae Inferioris Novissima Tabula

Image ID: 1914

1914
Image 87 of 141
E86.77 - Superioris Alsatiae nec non Brisigaviae et Suntgaviae Geographica Tabula

Image ID: 1915

1915
Dot #: 1
Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1915

Bellagio and Lake Como

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Bellagio and Lake Como

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Image 88 of 141
E86.78 - Exactissima Helvetiae

Image ID: 1916

1916
Dot #: 1
Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1916

Amsterdam

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Amsterdam

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Image 89 of 141
E86.79 - Rhenus fluviorum Europae celeberrimus

Image ID: 1917

1917
Image 90 of 141
E86.80 - Gallia Vulgo La France

Image ID: 1918

1918
Image 91 of 141
E86.81 - Picardia vera et inferior

Image ID: 1919

1919
Image 92 of 141
E86.82 - Normandia Ducatus

Image ID: 1920

1920
Image 93 of 141
E86.83 - Le Govvernement De L'Isle De France

Image ID: 1921

1921
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E86.84 - Champaigne et Brie etc.

Image ID: 1922

1922
Image 95 of 141
E86.85 - Lotharingia Ducatus Nova descriptio

Image ID: 1923

1923
Image 96 of 141
E86.86 - Utriusque Burgundiae tum Ducatus tum Comitatus Descriptio

Image ID: 1924

1924
Image 97 of 141
E86.87 - Duche de Bretaigne

Image ID: 1925

1925
Image 98 of 141
E86.88 - Pictaviae Ducatus Descriptio, Vulgo Le Pais De Poictou

Image ID: 1926

1926
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E86.89 - Description du Guienne

Image ID: 1927

1927
Image 100 of 141
E86.90 - Languedoc

Image ID: 1928

1928
Image 101 of 141
E86.91 - Nova et accurata Descriptio Delphinatus vulgo Dauphine

Image ID: 1929

1929
Image 102 of 141
E86.92 - Comte et gouvernement de Provence

Image ID: 1930

1930
Image 103 of 141
E86.93 - Hispaniae et Portugalliae Regna

Image ID: 1931

1931
Image 104 of 141
E86.94 - Accuratissima principatus Cataloniae

Image ID: 1932

1932
Image 105 of 141
E86.95 - Utriusque Castiliae nova descriptio

Image ID: 1933

1933
Image 106 of 141
E86.96 - Valentia Regnum

Image ID: 1934

1934
Image 107 of 141
E86.97 - Granata et Murcia Regna

Image ID: 1935

1935
Image 108 of 141
E86.98 - Portugalliae et Algarbiae Regna

Image ID: 1936

1936
Image 109 of 141
E86.99 - Totius Italiae tabula

Image ID: 1937

1937
Dot #: 1
Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1937
Dot #: 2
Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1937

This area was known as the Duchy of Savoy for about 430 years, from 1416 to 1847.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Duchy_of_Savoy

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This area was known as the Duchy of Savoy for about 430 years, from 1416 to 1847.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Duchy_of_Savoy

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Image 110 of 141
E86.100 - Sabaudia Ducatus : Savoye

This area was known as the Duchy of Savoy for about 430 years, from 1416 to 1847.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Duchy_of_Savoy

Rumsey

Image ID: 1938

1938
Image 111 of 141
E86.101 - Ducato overo Territorio Di Milano

Image ID: 1939

1939
Image 112 of 141
E86.102 - Liguria, o stato della republica di Genova

Image ID: 1940

1940
Image 113 of 141
E86.103 - Accuratissima Dominii Veneti in Italia

Image ID: 1941

1941
Image 114 of 141
E86.104 - Status Ecclesiasticus et Magnus Ducatus Thoscanae

Image ID: 1942

1942
Image 115 of 141
E86.105 - Toscana inferiore

Image ID: 1943

1943
Image 116 of 141
E86.106 - Regnum Neapolis

Image ID: 1944

1944
Image 117 of 141
E86.107 - Regnum Siciliae Cum circumiacentibus Regnis et Insulis

Image ID: 1945

1945
Dot #: 1
Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1945

Once again, unable to figure out exactly what to do with the information they had about Staten Island and Compagnie Land, they put it into the ocean and also named a straight after Vries, the explorer who claimed this land existed.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vries_Strait

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Once again, unable to figure out exactly what to do with the information they had about Staten Island and Compagnie Land, they put it into the ocean and also named a straight after Vries, the explorer who claimed this land existed.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vries_Strait

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Image 118 of 141
E86.108 - Asiae nova delineatio

Image ID: 1946

1946
Image 119 of 141
E86.109 - Turcicum imperium

Image ID: 1947

1947
Image 120 of 141
E86.110 - Exactissima totius Archipelagi

Image ID: 1948

1948
Dot #: 1
Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1948

I'm not quite sure why the lion is wielding a sword over a naked body.

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I'm not quite sure why the lion is wielding a sword over a naked body.

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Dot #: 2
Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1948
Looks like a sea battle.
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Looks like a sea battle.
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Dot #: 3
Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1948

Morea was the name of the Pellopense peninsula in the southern part of Greece during the middle ages and early modern era.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morea

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Morea was the name of the Pellopense peninsula in the southern part of Greece during the middle ages and early modern era.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morea

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Image 121 of 141
E86.111 - Peloponnesus hodie Morea

Image ID: 1949

1949
Dot #: 1
Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1949

Likely a depiction of the battle in which the Ottoman Empire took control of Candia, a.k.a. Crete in 1669.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kingdom_of_Candia

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Likely a depiction of the battle in which the Ottoman Empire took control of Candia, a.k.a. Crete in 1669.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kingdom_of_Candia

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Image 122 of 141
E86.112 - Insula Candia, olim Creta

Crete was part of the Kingdom of Venice, for about 450 years, from 1212 to 1669. I'm guessing that the image on the top of the page is of the battle in which the Ottoman Empire took control of what was called Candia.

Wikipedia - Kingdom of Candia

Rumsey

Image ID: 1950

1950
Dot #: 1
Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1950

Jerusalem.

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Jerusalem.

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Image 123 of 141
E86.113 - Terra Sancta, sive Promissionis, olim Palestina

Image ID: 1951

1951
Image 124 of 141
E86.114 - Nova Persiae, Armeniae, Natoliae, et Arabiae

Image ID: 1952

1952
Dot #: 1
Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1952

The Great Wall.

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The Great Wall.

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Dot #: 2
Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1952
Korea here shown as a peninsula, not an island. Interesting that the atlas contains more than one instance of things being presented two ways on different maps: California as an island is another prominent example.
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Korea here shown as a peninsula, not an island. Interesting that the atlas contains more than one instance of things being presented two ways on different maps: California as an island is another prominent example.
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Dot #: 3
Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1952

The mapmakers couldn't figure out exactly where Compagnie Land and Staten Island should go, so they drew it into the ocean, ambiguously connected to China and Tartaria. Companie Land and Staten Island were supposed sitings, by a Dutch explorer named Vries, of land on, and the strait between, Asia and America. However, it turned out to simply be two of Kiril Islands. See Raremaps.com and wikipedia, for Vries Strait, a passage between two of the Kiril Islands named after Vries.

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The mapmakers couldn't figure out exactly where Compagnie Land and Staten Island should go, so they drew it into the ocean, ambiguously connected to China and Tartaria. Companie Land and Staten Island were supposed sitings, by a Dutch explorer named Vries, of land on, and the strait between, Asia and America. However, it turned out to simply be two of Kiril Islands. See Raremaps.com and wikipedia, for Vries Strait, a passage between two of the Kiril Islands named after Vries.

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Image 125 of 141
E86.115 - Magnae Tartariae, Magni Mogolis Imperii, Japoniae et Chinae

Image ID: 1953

1953
Image 126 of 141
E86.116 - Indiae Orientalis nec non Insularum Adiacentium

Image ID: 1954

1954
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Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1954

Korea as an island.

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Korea as an island.

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Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1954

Mythical "Compagnies Land" supposedly once sited by Dutch explorers in the mid-17th Century.

Raremaps.com

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Mythical "Compagnies Land" supposedly once sited by Dutch explorers in the mid-17th Century.

Raremaps.com

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Image 127 of 141
E86.117 - Nova et accurata Iaponiae Terrae Esonis

Image ID: 1955

1955
Dot #: 1
Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1955

Pearl River delta.

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Pearl River delta.

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Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1955
Shanghai should be here but I don't see it. I do see Hangzhou and Suzhou.
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Shanghai should be here but I don't see it. I do see Hangzhou and Suzhou.
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Image 128 of 141
E86.118 - Imperii Sinarum Nova Descriptio

Image ID: 1956

1956
Image 129 of 141
E86.119 - Africae Accurata Tabula

Image ID: 1957

1957
Image 130 of 141
E86.120 - Barbaria

Image ID: 1958

1958
Dot #: 1
Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1958

A map of Morocco, with north to the right side of the map. See on right border "Septentrio", which means north; see also three other sides with names for west (Occidens), south (Meridies) and east (Oriens). See also straits of gibraltar on the right side of map.

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A map of Morocco, with north to the right side of the map. See on right border "Septentrio", which means north; see also three other sides with names for west (Occidens), south (Meridies) and east (Oriens). See also straits of gibraltar on the right side of map.

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Image 131 of 141
E86.121 - Fezzae et Marocchi

Image ID: 1959

1959
Image 132 of 141
E86.122 - Guinea

Image ID: 1960

1960
Image 133 of 141
E86.123 - Novissima et accuratissima totius Americae

Image ID: 1961

1961
Dot #: 1
Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1961

Buttons Bay later became Hudson's Bay, although a lower portion of the bay is called Hudson's Bay.

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Buttons Bay later became Hudson's Bay, although a lower portion of the bay is called Hudson's Bay.

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Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1961
California shown as an island. No place names on the east side, but many recognizable names on the west side.
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California shown as an island. No place names on the east side, but many recognizable names on the west side.
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Image 134 of 141
E86.124 - America Septentrionalis

Image ID: 1962

1962
Image 135 of 141
E86.125 - Novi Belgii Novaeque Angliae Nec Non partis Virginiae Tabula

Steve Hanon gave a presentation, on video below, on the Visscher map of New England at the GLAM meeting (part of the California Map Society) on August 22, 2020.


Rumsey

Image ID: 1963

1963
Image 136 of 141
E86.126 - Insulae Americanae in Oceano Septentrionali cum terris adiacentibus

Image ID: 1964

1964
Image 137 of 141
E86.127 - Americae Pars Meridionalis

Image ID: 1965

1965
Image 138 of 141
E86.128 - Guiana siue Amazonum regio

Image ID: 1966

1966
Dot #: 1
Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1966

A gruesome scene of someone being killed and two heads on stakes nearby.

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A gruesome scene of someone being killed and two heads on stakes nearby.

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Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1966

Preparing and cooking human body parts. A German explorer had an experience with cannibalism in Brazil in the 16th century that became a theme in maps for over a hundred years.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/True_History:_An_Acc...


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Preparing and cooking human body parts. A German explorer had an experience with cannibalism in Brazil in the 16th century that became a theme in maps for over a hundred years.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/True_History:_An_Acc...


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Image 139 of 141
E86.129 - Accuratissima Brasiliae tabula

Image ID: 1967

1967
Dot #: 1
Author: tomadmin
Image ID: 1967

This place of Magellanica appears to be either fabricated or based on hearsay from explorers.

https://bigthink.com/strange-maps/575-fernweh-for-...

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This place of Magellanica appears to be either fabricated or based on hearsay from explorers.

https://bigthink.com/strange-maps/575-fernweh-for-...

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Image 140 of 141
E86.130 - Tabula Magellanica

Image ID: 3317

3317
Image 141 of 141
E86 - Justus Dankerts

Nuewe tafel voor alle Lief hebbers en Zeevaarende persoonen vertoonende een Oorloghs-schip (...), anonymous, 1709 (translation: New table for all lovers and seafaring persons displaying a war ship)

Rijksmuseum

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