HENRICUS HONDIUS (DUTCH, 1597-1651) MAP OF VIRGINIA
Price Realized: $717.00
Sold Date: Nov 20, 2021
titled “NOVA VIRGINIAE TABULA” in center cartouche, inset scene upper left depicting Powhatans lodge interior with lettering underneath that reads “Status Regis Powhatan / quando praefectus Smith Captivus / illi daretur”, cartouche in upper right with key, and bottom center cartouche lettered “Amftelodami, ex officina Henrici Hondii” under scale, after the work of Captain John Smith. Housed under glass in a modern frame.
hand-colored engraving on laid paper,
Small loss to each corner of sheet hidden by mat, no visible tears, typical center fold with light crease to left, moderate foxing throughout.