Cartouche, 1695, Novus Planiglobii Terrestris per Utrumque Polum Conspectus

Collection: Map Cartouche Collection

Parent Map: Novus Planiglobii Terrestris per Utrumque Polum Conspectus

Title: Cartouche, 1695, Novus Planiglobii Terrestris per Utrumque Polum Conspectus

Date Produced: 1695

Date Published: 1695

Language: Latin

Description: Dedication cartouche has two cherubs sitting on top, and a crown over white space which appears to be designed for a coat of arms.

Historical Context: 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.

Cartouche Elements: Cherubs, Crowns, Coats of Arms, Heraldry

Subjects: Cartouches, Ornamental (Decorative arts) · Cherubs (Art) · Devices (Heraldry)