Map of the Turkish empire taken from the Atlas van der Hagen, Koninklijke Bibliotheek, The Hague, Part 4.
Top right a commission from Willem Jansz. and Joan Blaeu to David de Wilhelm.
This map of the Turkish empire was published in 1635 by Willem Jansz. (1571-1638) and Joan Blaeu (1598-1673). The map offers a comprehensive overview of the huge empire taken by the Turks in Africa, Asia and in Europe from the 15th century onwards. In the latter half of the 17th century the Turkish empire was at its greatest.
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,Blaeu, Wilhelm (Jansz.)
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41 x 52 cm