Asia, 1618 by Willem Janszoon Blaeu



Title

Asia, 1618

Artist

Willem Janszoon Blaeu

Ref GM769
Type Fine Art Print
Image Size 30" x 22" (76 x 56 cm)
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Description  
First published in Amsterdam in 1618, this is Guillaume Blaeu's famous map of the Continent. Panelled borders at each side show costumed figures from various parts of Asia - Syria, Arabia, Persia, China, Muscovy, Tartary and South East Asian Islands. Views along the top border are of Canton, Calicut, Goer, Damascus, Jerusalem, Ormus, Bantam, Aden and Macao - all important trading places at the time.