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Catalog Number PAP.Green.1961.027
Title Nieumegen, Noviomagum
Artist Geelkerk, I. van
Date 16??
Description Map of 17th century Nijmegen in the Netherlands; a panoramic profile view of the city from the Waal river is above the map; the map, below, shows the fortified city and the surrounding area, including the Waal River and Knodsenburch; a key in the right midground identifies parts of the city including the port; the coat of arms of Nijmegen, with the double-headed eagle and lion, is above the scale in the upper left; there is also an equestrian battle next to the coat and a man plowing a field below; oriented with south at top; scale [Ca. 1:4 000]; print is hand colored with watercolor paint
Object Name Map
Medium Watercolor Paint
Material Ink; Thin Paper
Technique Hand-coloring
Dimensions H-38.7 W-42.5 cm
Credit line Gift of Beatrice Greenough
Provenance 1961, December 15 - Gift of Beatrice Greenough

The Greenough Estate Collection, including 25 cartons of books and over thirty prints and drawings, was given to the Redwood Library on December 15, 1961 by Beatrice Goelet Greenough (1908-1984) soon after the death of her only child, Gabrielle Ladd (1936-1960). Beatrice was the daughter of William Greenough (1874-1949) and Charlotte Warren (1885-1954) who collected most of the artwork herself. Charlotte was assisted by her father, Whitney Warren, who had donated a scrapbook of his architectural drawings to the Redwood Library.

Beatrice Greenough of Prescott Farm, a Portsmouth, RI resident for many years, died 24 April,1984. She left an uncle, Whitney Warren of San Francisco and two cousins, Michael Lloyd Reeves of Newport and Reginald Reeves of Shrewsbury, Massachusetts.
Signed Name Ivan Geelkerck delin.
Signed Name Location Lower Left
Additional Inscriptions and Marks upper right, in pencil: #27

Back, in pencil: Nijrmegen (Belgium)
Inscription Location within composition
Inscriptions and Marks upper left in cartouche: Namen der Kercken || Cloosters Straeten Edifi- || cien ende poorten.
lower left: Pag. 28. Lib. 1
lower center: Knodsenburch lower right: Die Betuwe || Den Betuweschen dyck
Collection Works on Paper - Greenough Collection
People Greenough, Beatrice, 1908-1984
Geelkerk, I. van
Notes n.d.
Related Publications Zap, Karl Vladislav. Pama´tky Archaeologicke´ a Mistopisne´, Vydavane´ Od Archaeologicke´ho [...] Karl Vladislav Zap,.. Vol. 16. ...] Praze: [...], 1855. 746.

"Sig X. Pohled a prospekt m?sta Nimwegen. V ho?ejším pruhu, 5 1/2 cm. vysokém, pohled na m?sto nad ním nápis: Nieumegen; v l. v pozadi vëtrni mlyn v p. i v l. ukon?eno m?sto tvrzemi, v tvrzi v p. v?trni mlyn, odtud az k hlavní vèzi 2 vètrni mlyny; v popfedi reka na ni cetné Iod. - Dolejší cást 33 cm vysokou vyplnuje prospekt m?sta hrazeného na vse strany mimo k rece, na níz uprostfed rozestaveno 6 lodí s nadmutymi plachtami. Nahore nápis Noviomagum, v l. znak, v p. tabulka s 51 vysvétlivkou nad ni stítek s nápisem Namen der Kercken Cloosters Straeten Edificien ende poorten; 1 Het. Valckhoff az 51. St Joost toorn. V l. dole Pag. 28 Lib 1 5 Ivan Geelkerck delin. Bez podpisu Hollarova. S 41 1/2 celá v 38 1/2 cm"