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  • Place of origin:

    The Hague (Printed)

  • Date:

    1700 (Made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Blaeu, Jean

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engravings on plates

  • Credit Line:

    Presented by B. H. Webb, Esq.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case WM, shelf 9, box A

Physical description

Engraved plates of maps with cities, churches and other public buildings of note

Place of Origin

The Hague (Printed)


1700 (Made)


Blaeu, Jean

Materials and Techniques

Engravings on plates

Object history note

"Théâtre des États de son Altesse Royale le Duc de Savoye" was published by Jan Blaeu, and documented many different states belonging to the Duke of Savoy, Victor Amadeus II of Sardinia. The Duke of Savoy was ruler of Duchy de Savoy, a historic territory now shared between France and Italy. The capital of Duchy changed from Chambéry to Turin in 1562.

Descriptive line

Jean Blaeu. 114 of 174 plates of "Théâtre des États de son Altesse Royale le Duc de Savoye"

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design, Accessions 1913, London: Printed for His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1914






Maps; Topography


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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