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Valck, G. (Gerard), 1651–1726

Les isles Britanniques, qui contiennent les Royaumes d'Angleterre, Escosse, et Irlande : distinguiés en leurs principales provinces, subdiviseés en leurs shireries, et comtés / tiré de G. Cambdene, Chr. Saxton, I. Speed, I. Pont. R. Gordon, et de I.B. Boozius par G. Valck.

Á Amsterdam sur le dam : Chez Gerard Valck, [approximately 1695]
Physical Description:
1 map : engraving, hand colored ; 46 x 56 cm, on sheet 51 x 61 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio C 2010 2m
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Maps & Atlas (printed)
Scale approximately 1:2,500,000.
Date of publication from Shirley.
Includes inset map of the Orkney Islands, Ferro Island, and Hetland and Shetland Islands (17 x 17 cm).
Relief shown pictorially.
Although this map was newly engraved in Amsterdam for Valck, it is based on Jan Jansson's map of the British Isles, first published in 1636 and incorporated in volume four of his Novus atlas, issued from 1646 to 1666.
Selected exhibitions: "The Mapmaker's art : 300 years of British cartography" (Yale Center for British Art, January 17-March 12, 1989).
Shirley, R.W. Printed maps of the British Isles, 1650-1750, Valck 1
BAC: British Art Center copy is hand-colored.
Subject Terms:
British Isles -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
Europe -- British Isles.
Great Britain -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
Great Britain.
Maps -- British Isles -- 1695.
Maps -- Great Britain -- 1695.
Early works.
Engravings -- Hand-colored -- 1695.

The Mapmaker's Art: 300 Years of British Cartography (Yale Center for British Art, January 17, 1989-March 12, 1989) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

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