Monasteriensis Episcopatus

Collection: Osher Sheet Map Collection

Title: Monasteriensis Episcopatus

Title Translation: Munster Bishopric

Barcode: 433

Creator: Gigas, Johann Michael, approximately 1582-1637?, Blaeu, Joan, 1596-1673

Publisher: Blaeu, Joan, 1596-1673, Blaeu, Willem Janszoon, 1571-1638

Publishing Location: Amsterdam

Region Depicted: North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

Date Produced: 1649

Date Published: 1649

Language: Latin

Subjects: Gigas, Johann Michael, approximately 1582-1637? · Blaeu, Joan, 1596-1673 · Blaeu, Willem Janszoon, 1571-1638 · North Rhine-Westphalia (Germany) · Maps--Early works to 1800

Map Type: Geographical, Political

Dimensions: 37 x 49 cm. on sheet 51 x 61 cm.

Printing Process: Engraving

Printing Technique: Copper

Material Type: Paper

Notes: Verso: Text in Latin. From: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum" published by Joan Blaeu 1649-55. Map shows the Bishopric of Mu?nster originally produced by Joannes Gigas (referred to as Gigante) for Jodocus Hondius before his death. Blaeu purchased 39 plates from Hondius and changed the imprint to his own. He published the maps as part of his first atlas.

Brief Description: Map of the Bishopric of Mu?nster in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Oriented with North to the right

Physical Description: 1 map: colored, illustrated

Theme: Dutch Golden Age (17th-18th Century)

Collection/Donor: Osher

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