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Britannia insula…

Charts and maps

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Collection Charts and maps, Printed atlases
Gallery locationNot on display

Object details:

Object ID PBC3995(11)
Description Britannia Insula quae duo regna continet Angliam et Scotiam cum Hibernia adiacente… MDLVI. A reissue of a map of 1546 (see PBC5309(25) ), on a smaller scale.This contains a few minor alterations, including the change of "St Patrick's Purgatory" to "Amarcana Metrop." The map has also been reoriented to have north at the top of the sheet.
Date made 1556

Artist/Maker S., H.I.
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials paper
Measurements Printed area: 352 mm x 485 mm
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