"Fionia Vulgo Funen", Blaeu, (Family)
Subject: Eastern Denmark
Period: 1643 (circa)
Publication: Theatre du Monde ou Nouvel Atlas
Color: Hand Color
19.6 x 15 inches
49.8 x 38.1 cm
Fine map of Fyn, Langeland and Als decorated with two distinctive cartouches, fancy scroll calligraphy and sailing ships. A large coat of arms is at upper left and the title cartouche featuring farmers and cows is at lower left. At right is a second cartouche containing a distance scale in an unusual vertical format. French text on verso, published between 1643-50.
References: Van der Krogt (Vol. II) #1530:2.
A nice impression on watermarked paper with original color that has been partially refreshed. There is light toning and minor damp stains confined to the bottom blank margin.