Gerard van Schagen World Map, 1689
Gerard van Schagen | 1689
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Gerard van Schagen produced this world map in 1689. It was first published in Amsterdam, using a copper engraving method and was hand colored.
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This high definition map of the world, including Tartaria, by Gerard van Schagen, was first created in 1689 in Amsterdam, and was called Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Tabula. It was originally made using copper engraving, and coloured by hand. The map shows California as an island, with the Northwest and unexplored regions of North America being labelled as America Septentrionalis. The imagery surrounding the map includes characters from Greek mythology, and scenes of people escaping war and travelling to new lands, aided by the gods.
Gerard van Schagen
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About the Artist
Gerard van Schagen (ca. 1642–1724?), also known as Gerard Lucasz, or sometimes as Gerrit van Schagen, was a cartographer from Amsterdam, known for his exquisite reproductions of maps.
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