title cartouche, map maker

Norden's Hampshire 1607

The title cartouche at the top left of the map is decorated with strapwork. This is drawn only on the sides towards the body of the map, right and lower sides, but is continued beside the tables of symbols and hundreds.

The title may be understood as

Hampshire, or part of the lands of the Belgae

Map maker
The map maker and engraver's names are engraved below the scale line

Jo: Norden descripsit WHole sculp

John Norden is the map maker; William Hole the engraver, of this edition of the map, surveyed and drawn about 1595, published 1607
Notes about cartouches.

Norden's Hampshire 1607, contents
feature list
General index
Old Hampshire Mapped

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