Tabula Frisiae, Groningae et Territorii Emdensis


Nicolaes Visscher I (1618 – 1679)
Tabula Frisiae, Groningae et Territorii Emdensis (c. 1660)

The famous Amsterdam publishing house Visscher was a producer of atlases, maps and (news) prints in the 17th century. The Visscher publishing house spans three generations: Claes Jansz. Visscher (1587-1652), Nicolaes Visscher I (1618-1679) and Nicolaes Visscher II (1649 – 1702).

  • Image: map of Friesland, Groningen, Drenthe and East Friesland.
    Title in cartouche with compass rose and degree division in border, ships at sea and scale at lower right. Title: Tabula Frisiae, Groningae, et territorii Emdensis nec non circumjacentium regionum, puta
    Transisalaniae, Benthemiae, Westphaliae et Oldenburgi ex officina N. Visscher
  • year: ca 1660
  • quality: excellent
  • signed: printed in plate
  • image size: 43.1 x 54.1 cm (h x w)
  • sheet or frame size: 52.2 x 62.2 cm (h x w)

17th century


copper engraving





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