Map of Gaasterland, de zevende Grietenije van de Zevenwolden – This regional map of the Gaasterland Grietenij, part of the Province of Friesland, The Netherlands shows the situation around 1718. Grietenijen later turned into the present day towns. On this detailed map you will find: Sloten, Harich, Slotermeer, Olde Mirdum, Neijemirdum, Balk and much more detailed information.
Made by an anonymous engraver after Halma-Schotanus.
Medium: etching / engraving on hand laid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 61 x 43.5 cm (24.02 x 17.13 inch). Image size: 51 x 34.5 cm. (20.08 x 13.58 inch).
Condition: excellent, given age. Strong dark impression. Original folds as issued. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
NETHERLANDS-HOLLAND-FRIESLAND-GAASTERLAND | DP-A1-001-28
This original antique map originates from: ‘Uitbeelding der Heerlijkheit Friesland ”, by B. Schotanus a Sterringa and published by F. Halma in 1718. This Atlas is considered the best atlas of Friesland, the Netherlands.
Biography artist: The author is Bernardus Schotanus a Sterringa (1640-1704). The publisher is Francois Halma (1653-1722). Some of the Grietenije kaarten in this work are signed by Jan and Gaspar Luyken / Luiken as the engravers.
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