Museoteca - Joan Blaeu's map of Gloucestershire, Blaeu, Joan
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Title: Joan Blaeu's map of Gloucestershire
Artist: Blaeu, Joan

Joan Blaeu's map of Gloucestershire was influenced by Saxton but is on a slightly larger scale with more decoration. The sheep around the cartouche are a reference to the importance of wool production in the region.

Glocestriae ducatus. From Le théâtre du monde ou nouvel atlas (Amsterdam, 1645).Map Res 31

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