The Great Atlas, Dutch edition

The Great Atlas, Dutch edition (Amsterdam: Joan Blaeu, 1664–65) (Center for Netherlandish Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)


Additional resources

The Center for Netherlandish Art at the MFA Boston

Read more about it from Utrecht University

Even more information about it from the National Library of Scotland

Jerry Brotton, A history of the World in Twelve Maps (London: Penguin, 2012)


Smarthistory images for teaching and learning:

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Cite this page as: Dr. Benjamin Weiss and Dr. Steven Zucker, "The Great Atlas, Dutch edition," in Smarthistory, November 17, 2021, accessed May 23, 2024,