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a| ANL b| eng e| rda d| ANL
a| Janszoon, Pieter, d| 1602?-1672, e| artist.
a| [Design for a map cartouche by Pieter Janszoon].
a| 1 drawing : b| pencil, ink, white and grey wash on paper ; c| 20.1 x 36.7 cm
a| still image 2| rdacontent
a| unmediated 2| rdamedia
a| sheet 2| rdacarrier
a| Title from acquisition documentation.
a| Unpublished engraving by Pieter Jansz for Joan Blaeu wall map, Archipelagus Orientalis, sive Asiaticus.
a| Within the cartouche the spice islands are represented in character form giving up their riches. There are exchanges between local kingdoms and Dutch figures in the foreground, presided over by a goddess-figure representing the Republic who holds symbols of power and navigation. She is shaded by a servant or slave and surrounded by produce and livestock, and on the cushion in the foreground a curved sword is laid, signifying loyalty.
a| Indentation marks indicate possibility of stylus for transfer of image to copperplate. On verso are remnant mark charcoal or graphite marks, indicating application of a medium used in the transfer onto copperplate to facilitiate the engraving process. Includes watermark, 'Foolscap', 1658.
a| Also available online u| http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-698612586
a| Cartouches, Ornamental (Decorative arts) v| Pictorial works v| Early works to 1800.
a| Blaeu, Joan, 1596-1673. t| Archipelagus Orientalis, sive Asiaticus. f| 1663.
z| National Library of Australia digitised item u| http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-698612586 x| fulltext
i| 0e59a902-c276-5eab-9c4c-d971857a85c1 s| 37c2f012-e985-5926-b795-6e69172b7973
a| National Library of Australia b| Parkes c| Parkes d| Special Collections Reading Room - Conditions may apply (RARE MAP [Specials 2]) e| MAP RM 4981 h| Other scheme m| f28142c2-401a-5509-88b0-b38b55982f54