Charts and maps, Loose maps and charts: general collection

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Imagines coeli meridionales

Charts and maps

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Collection Charts and maps, Loose maps and charts: general collection
Gallery locationNot on display

Object details:

Object ID G200:1/6B
Description Print depicting the southern sky, with latin inscriptions above image. In the top left hand corner is a dedication to the Archbishop of Salzburg, Cardinal Matthäus Lang. The top right hand corner depicts his coat of arms. In the bottom right there is an acknowledgement of the patronage of the Holy Roman Emperor, Maximilan I. The bottom left corner distinguishes the contributions of Heinfogel (who plotted the constellations), Stabius (who projected the charts), and Durer (who drew and cut the charts.)
Date made 1515

Artist/Maker Durer, Albrecht
Stabius, Johan
Heinfogel, Conrad
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Caird Collection
Materials paper
Measurements Sheet: 463 x 438 mm; Mount: 836 mm x 607 mm
  • Imagines coeli meridionales (G200:1/6B)
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