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Regnum Bohemia. Eique Annexae Provinciae ut Ducatus Silesia Marchionatus Moravia et Lusatia

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Article ID EUT4093
Artist Ottens (1700-1750)
Joachim Ottens (1663 – 1719) Family of Publishers in Amsterdam and his sons Josua and Renier. Joachim Ottens .Joachim Ottens was the founder of the firm and worked before for Frederick de Wit . Joachim died only a few years later, his sons Renier and Joshua took over the firm and presided over its most prolific period.
Title Regnum Bohemia. Eique Annexae Provinciae ut Ducatus Silesia Marchionatus Moravia et Lusatia
Year ca. 1700
Description
Map shows Bohemia, Silesia, Maehren, Lausitz and the pricipality Teschen. Decorative and detailed map with 4 coats-of-arms on the titel cartouche. It shows the cities Olmütz, Hradisch, Breslau, Żagań (dt. Sagan), Swidnica (dt. Schweidnitz) etc.

Bohemia is the westernmost and largest historical region of the Czech lands in the present-day Czech Republic. In a broader meaning, Bohemia sometimes refers to the entire Czech territory, including Moravia and Czech Silesia, especially in a historical context, such as the Lands of the Bohemian Crown ruled by Bohemian kings. Bohemia was a duchy of Great Moravia, later an independent principality, a kingdom in the Holy Roman Empire, and subsequently a part of the Habsburg Monarchy and the Austrian Empire. After World War I and the establishment of an independent Czechoslovak state, Bohemia became a part of Czechoslovakia. Between 1938 and 1945, border regions with sizeable German-speaking minorities of all three Czech lands were joined to Nazi Germany as the Sudetenland.
Place of Publication Amsterdam
Dimensions (cm)58 x 50 cm
ConditionPerfect condition
Coloringoriginal colored
TechniqueCopper print

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