Florida et Regiones Vicinae Map

1630
Map Collection #MC0055
Creator(s)
Gerritsz, Hessel; De Laet, Joannes
Physical description
0.089 Cubic Feet, 1 oversized archival folder, consisting of a map
Preferred Citation
Florida et Regiones Vicinae Map (#MC0055), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA
Repository
ECU Manuscript Collection
Access
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Florida et Regiones Vicinae is a map of Florida attributed to cartographer Joannes De Laet and produced circa 1630 in Leiden, Netherlands. Hessel Gerritsz was probably the engraver. Joannes de Laet and Hessel Gerritsz were director and chief cartographer, respectively, of the Dutch West Indies Company. This map has been hand-colored.


Administrative information
Custodial History

February 19, 2016, (unprocessed) 1 item, 0.089 cubic feet; Florida et Regiones Vicinae is a map of Florida attributed to cartographer Joannes De Laet and produced circa 1630 in Leiden, Netherlands. Hessel Gerritsz was probably the engraver. Joannes de Laet and Hessel Gerritsz were director and chief cartographer, respectively, of the Dutch West Indies Company. This map has been hand-colored. Bought with state funds from Barry Lawrence Ruderman Antique Maps.

Source of acquisition

Purchase from Barry Lawrence Ruderman Antique Maps

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