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Indiae Orientalis, insularumque adjacientium typus

Charts and maps

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Collection Charts and maps
User collections Britain and the Sea by jobug
Gallery locationNot on display

Object details:

Object ID G294:1/11
Description Single sheet. Hand col. engr. Physical description Note: Edges trimmed close to border. Scale: [ca.1:20 000 000 (lat)]. Cartographic Note: Graduated map. Contents Note: Ocean decorated with mermaids, monsters and a ship in distress. From Ortelius' Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, 1st publ. 1570. Latin text 'India' , page 84, verso.
Date made circa 1570

Artist/Maker Ortelius, Abraham
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials paper
Measurements Printed area 35 x 50cm, on sheet 36 x 51cm.
  • Indiae Orientalis, insularumque adjacientium typus (G294:1/11)
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