Lot 192: 17th Century Antique Map of Granatense et Popayan by Blaeu
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November 29, 2016
Mineola, NY, USALive Auction
Title: Terra Firma et Novum regnum Granatense et Popayan
Creator: Blaeu, Willem Janszoon, 1571-1638
Creator: Blaeu, Joan, 1596-1673
Date: 1640-1650 ca
Hand colored map
Description: This handcolored fine example of BlaeuÕs map of Panama, Colombia, part of Ecuador, extending south to Esmereldas and Venezuela extending east nearly to Caracas. Includes 2 large compass roses and two large cartouches. Provides an excellent view of mid 17th Century Columbia, including the course of the Magdallena River and its major tributaries.
Size approximately : 20 x 15 inches
Framed size 22 3/4 x 27 in. opening 15 1/4 x 19 1/2 in.
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