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Bloemgracht

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Canal
Location type: Canal
Number of texts: 1
3 stars
Made by Dromos
Made by Dromos

The famous cartographer Blaeu moved his printing business to Bloemgracht in 1637. He had a big success with his map printing in 1633. He was appointed the cartographer of the East India Company. As he needed a larger printing company, he moved to the Bloemgracht. He would die 2 years later. The company was taken over by his son Joan Blaeu.

Linked themes: History, Geography
Linked groups: Guide for mappers

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