Comitatus Hollandiæ denuo forma Leonis; size 46 x 56 cm

Antique map of Leo Belgicus by Visscher C.J. - Gerritsz 1630

Antique map of Leo Belgicus by Visscher C.J. – Gerritsz 1630

Comitatus Hollandiæ denuo forma Leonis; size 46 x 56 cm

Comitatus Hollandiæ denuo forma Leonis; size 46 x 56 cm

Leo Belgicus, Latin for Belgic or Netherlandic Lion, is both a heraldic device and was a popular design of map of the Low Countries (the current day Netherlands, Luxembourg and Belgium) drawn in the shape of a lion.

Source:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leo_Belgicus

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