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Number: 2980
Continent: Africa
Region: Continent
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Year of Origin: 1683
Title: Africae Accurata Tabula ex officina Ioan: De Ram
Language: Latin
Publish Origin: Amsterdam
Height: 42.8
Width: 54.5
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Medium
Color Type: Outline Color
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Cartographer: Frederick de Wit
Publisher: Johannes. De Ram
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Notes: [JOPPEN]; Separately published copper engraving c. 1683--1685, Betz #130; A rare map of the African continent by Johannes de Ram (1648-1693), after de Wit's map of 1660--1670 without the side panels but with new and decorative cartouche. With privilege 'Cum Privilegio Ordinum Hollandiae et Westfrisiae'. De Ram was a Dutch engraver, globe maker, publisher and art dealer in Amsterdam. Apart from re-issuing maps by other makers, he also produced his own maps. In 1689, he acquired the Blaeu publishing company.
Last updated: Sep 27, 2016