C1690

Nova Totius Asiae Tabula per Joannem de Ram

Mapmaker:

Joannes de Ram (1648 - 1693)

DE RAM’S C1690 RARE MAP OF ASIA IN MAGNIFICENT ORIGINAL HAND COLOURING Dutch map extending from India in the west, southern Japan in the north, and northern Australia in the south. It shows Dutch possessions in the East Indies. The … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Nova Totius Asiae Tabula per Joannem de Ram

Date:

C1690

Mapmaker:

Joannes de Ram (1648 - 1693)

Condition:

In good condition, with centre fold as issued.

Technique:

Copper engraving with original hand colouring.

Image Size: 

550mm 
x 440mm
AUTHENTICITY
Nova Totius Asiae Tabula per Joannem de Ram - Antique Map from 1690

Genuine antique
dated:

1690

Description:

DE RAM’S C1690 RARE MAP OF ASIA IN MAGNIFICENT ORIGINAL HAND COLOURING

Dutch map extending from India in the west, southern Japan in the north, and northern Australia in the south. It shows Dutch possessions in the East Indies. The following Dutch discoveries on the Australian coastline are noted; Carstensz on Cape York Peninsula 1623, Tasman’s 1644, Van Colster’s Arnhem Land 1623. A superb, decorative title cartouche at left comprising a carved stone block surrounded by oriental figures, trade goods, birds and animals, set against a backdrop of palm trees.

Collections: National Library Australia: Bib ID 1631475 (Uncoloured)

References: Sweet 74, p.36, Tooley, 1473, Tooley’s dictionary of mapmakers, 2004 v. 4, p. 8 

 

Mapmaker:

Joannes de Ram (1648-1693)
De Ram was an engraver, publisher, globe-maker and art dealer. Pupil of Romein de Hooghe (q.v.), he worked in Amsterdam. In 1667 onwards he worked with Bleyswycks Beschryving in Delft. Published mezzotints c.1680 derived from those published in London by Richard Tompson. (Ram [De Ram], Johannes de (1648-1693). Engraver, publisher, globe maker, and art dealer of Amsterdam)

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