Novus Planiglobii Terrestris per Utrumque Polum Conspectus

Collection: Smith Collection

Name: Novus Planiglobii Terrestris per Utrumque Polum Conspectus


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Notes: Underneath Valck's imprint the erased signature of J. Blaeu can just be discerned, indicating that this plate was prepared in the last years of Joan Blaeu's life, in 1672-73.

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Dimensions: 51 x 61 cm

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Historical Context: The geographic hemispheres are entirely colored, using a different color scheme and including small islands, ships, and compass roses. The decorative border is also fully colored, with the title banner unfurled against a sky featuring a resplendent golden sun, clouds, stars, and a pale crescent moon.

LC Call Number: G3200 1695 V34

OCLC: 48898586

Accession Number: SM-1695-11



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