Antique 1646 British Isles Map by Willem Blaeu
Willem Janszoon Blaeu (1571 – 1638), also known as Willem Jansz. Blaeu, is renowned for this antique British Isles map from 1646. Featuring England before the Norman Conquest of 1066, the map is divided into its seven original Saxon kingdoms, accompanied by full-length portraits of the founders down the left side, plus depictions of conversion methods used to convert their successors to Christianity along the right. This intricate map makes an ideal gift or collector's item, offering a vivid reminder of British history and a fascinating insight into the legends and culture of the British Isles.
Printed onto high quality poster paper and laminated for durability.