Date: Circa 1630
Copper engraving ; hand coloured. Overall size in fully conservation grade mount and back with decorative v groove: 42.2cms x 36.4cms. Image size: 251mm x 182mm. Very good condition. In upper right is "Petrus Kaerius Coelavit",signifying that the map was engraved by Pieter van den Keere.
This map is from the "Atlas Minor" by Johannes Cloppenburg’s larger version of Mercator's Atlas Minor.
Johannes Cloppenburg (sometimes Cloppenburgh; also H. Jan Evertsz and Johannes Everhardus) was a Dutch cartographer. Based in Amsterdam, he was working between 1610 and 1644. He worked closely with the Hondius/Jansson firm and is credited with the 1630 edition of the Atlas Minor.
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