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Pascaarte vande Noord Oost Cust van Asia……….van Japan tot nova Zemla

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Article ID SE0263
Artist Keulen (1654-1715)
Johannes van Keulen (1654 - 1715) was a 17th-century Dutch cartographer. He published the influential nautical atlas the Zee-Atlas and the pilot guide Zee-Fakkel . In 1678 Johannes van Keulen established himself in Amsterdam and in 1680 he obtained a patent from the States of Holland and West Friesland allowing him to print and publish maritime atlases and shipping guides. These were books of maps and descriptions of itineraries, used by helmsmen for safe navigation. The patent was a kind of protection against illegal copying of produced books and charts. This was especially important for the atlases which were made with extensive initial costs. Van Keulen named his firm ‘In de Gekroonde Lootsman’ ('In the Crowned Pilot'). Soon Van Keulen struck a deal with cartographer Claes Jansz. Vooght.
Title Pascaarte vande Noord Oost Cust van Asia……….van Japan tot nova Zemla
Year c. 1680
Description Map shows the north part of Asia with Japan and Nowaja-Semljaand the north polar sea.
Place of Publication Amsterdam
Dimensions (cm)52 x 60
ConditionLeft, right and upper margin perfectly replaced
Coloringoriginal colored
TechniqueCopper print

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