Blaeu map of Columbie

Year: 1645

A Blaeu map of Columbie (Carstairs), completed by Joan Blaeu in the mid-17th century.

The map references Columbie instead of Carstairs. Later maps of the area show Columbie Farm.

Blaeu was a Dutch cartographer born in Alkmaar, the son of cartographer Willem Blaeu.

Map courtesy of the National Library of Scotland.

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