Antwerpen (Hanseatic House) – Het Oosterhuis

by Joan Blaeu

Visit “the past today”


Date of first edition: 1649

Date of this map: 1652

Dimensions (not including margins): 40 x 52 cm

Dimensions (including margins): 49,5 x 63,5 cm

Condition: excellent. Sharp copper engraving printed on strong paper. Centre fold is as published. Small fold in top left corner. Original colouring. Wide margins. Fold in right top corner. Slight age-toning.

Condition rating: A+

Verso: text in Latin, with plan of the fortress

Map reference: Van der Krogt 4, 205, first state

From: Novum Ac Magnum Theatrum Urbinum Belgicae (“Stedenboeck”), Amsterdam, 1649. Van der Krogt, 43:113, page E (first state)



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Price (without VAT, possibly to be added): 700,00 (FYI +/- $777,00 / £623,00)
Unless otherwise specifically stated on this map page, we charge the following expedition costs in euro (unfortunatelly, gone up with Covid, but still too low in reality!): 
– Benelux: 40 euro
– Rest of Europe: 60 euro
– Rest of the World: 100 euro

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The Hanseatic House, some 350 years later or… today:

At exactly the same spot is now built the “MAS”: the “Museum At the Schelde river, with attention to Antwerp’s trade and maritime role in history, worth a visit:


Full title: Domus Hansiae Teutonicae in Urbe Antverpiensi

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