"Pascaert van Groen-Landt…", Keulen, Johannes van
Subject: North Atlantic Ocean, Greenland
Period: 1683 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
23.1 x 19.8 inches
58.7 x 50.3 cm
A boldly engraved chart of the northern regions from the Faeroe Islands north of Scotland to Baffin Island where a legend states [Here is fresh fish, dead whales, white foxes and fresh salmon] in Dutch. The map includes portions of Labrador, Newfoundland, and Anticosti Island. A decorative cartouche is surrounded by native hunters and a whaling scene.
References: Tooley (MCC-71) #392.
A good impression printed on heavy paper. The left and right margins are trimmed to the neatline with paper added to facilitate framing. There is a permanent penciled plot-line near Iceland.