Nova Virginiae Tabula: Ex officina Guiljelmi Blaeuw

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Nova Virginiae Tabula: Ex officina Guiljelmi Blaeuw.

Willem Blaeu.
Date of original: c. 1630

Dimensions: 14.96" x 18.90" (original size), 18.70" x 23.63" (125% original), 22.44" x 28.35" (150% original), 26.18" x 33.08" (175% original), 29.92" x 37.80" (200% original).  [Custom sizing also available.  Please contact us for more information.]

Coverage: Scale c. 1:1,100,000

Subject: Virginia - Maryland - Early Works to 1800

Notes: Relief shown pictorially.  Based on John Smith's map of the Chesapeake Bay. "Copper plates for a number of maps made originally by Jodocus Hondius, Jr. were purchased by Blaeu in 1629 and the imprints altered to reflect the new ownership."--Verner, Smith's Virginia and Its Derivatives, p. 30.  Longitude not shown; oriented with north towards the right.  Large standing figure of Indian along right border at the center; royal coat of arms to the left of it.
Alan M. Voorhees Collection - The Alan M. Voorhees Map Collection extends from the 1493 Nuremberg Chronicle through the U.S. Civil War period with the bulk of the collection consisting of pre20th century maps. In a variety of map formats, such as nautical charts and views, the collection focuses primarily on the Chesapeake Bay area and the development of Virginia within the larger geographical and historical contexts of Europe and America.

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