"Romanum Territorium", Van den Keere
Period: 1621 (published)
Publication: Paulus Merula's Cosmographiae
Color: Black & White
4.7 x 3.2 inches
11.9 x 8.1 cm
This little miniature map was originally engraved by Petrus Kaerius (van den Keere) for Barent Langenes Map-treasury (Caert-thresoor). The plate was then used by Henricus Hondius to illustrate the 1621 edition of Paul Merula's Cosmographia. It depicts Rome and the vicinity and is printed on a full sheet of Latin text.
Toned with foxing in text on margins.