Map showing the discoveries of Maerten Gerritsz. Vries north of Japan.
Vries was despatched by the VOC in 1643 to explore the regions north of Japan. This map is a copy of the result of his expedition.
The map was drawn by Vries in 1643 and copied between 1665 and 1668, probably in the studio of Johannes Vingboons.
The map is taken from the Blaeu-Van der Hem Atlas.
,Vries, Marten Gerritsen
1665 - 1668
56,5 x 123 cm
Van der Hem 41:28
- Krogt, Peter van der, The Atlas Blaeu - Van der Hem: of the Austrian National Library (Utrecht, 2005)