Wales - Penbrochia
Title: Penbrochia Comitatus et Co mitatus Caermardinum.
Artist: Janssonius, Joan.
Published: Amsterdam, J. Janssonius
Size: [38,7 x 52,2 cm]
Technic: Copper engraving / Original color.
Description: Copper-engraving, handcolored in outline, when published. A fine and highly decorative map of Penbrochia, the southwest penninsula of Wales. In the north is the town Cardigan and in the east the town Llanlley shown. This English county map of Penbrochia is highly decorative with its figurative and allegoric title cartouche, as well the map is ornated with heraldic family coats of arms. More over we find as an additional decoration ships and a compass rose in the Irish Sea. On the map itsself are many placenames given, smaller villages or settlements also appear, also rivers, lakes, mountains and woods are also engraved.
Notes: In very good condition, full margins as published, right side with a minor nearly not visable printer's crease.
Reference: Koaman Atlanten Neerlandici Vol I /