Date: Wed, 21 Apr 1999
From: Peter van der Krogt <pvdk@delfnet.nl
Subject: Cartouche identification

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This cartouche is used by the surveyor Jacob Spoors to decorate his manuscript map of the region of Berkel in Delfland, dated 1675. It is a printed cartouche of c. 21.5 cms high and c. 17 cms wide, carefully cut out and pasted on the map. The title is added in manuscript. For a publication showing the most beautiful/important maps in the archives of the Hoogheemraadschap van Delfland, the editors would like to know from which map or book this cartouche is cut.

Who can help them?

Peter


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