Wiltshire county England. By The Blaeu family c1645-1655
Published in Theatrum Orbis Terrarum Sive Atlas Novus, Amsterdam.
A beautiful map labeled ‘Wiltonia’ shows the English county in great detail.
A tittle cartouche in rich colors is flanked by two English gentlemen.
A massive decorative cartouche on the left shows the coat of arms of prominent families of Wiltshire. On the right is the royal coat of arms. Below it a coat of arms where it mentions ancient British kings buried at Stonehenge, below that three figures above a miles scale.
Cities, villages, county estates and forests are shown in detail.
Hand colored copper plate engraved.
Very good condition. Dutch text on verso.
Size 23×19 inches.
SKU: R#824 Category: MAPS