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Americae Sive Novi Orbis, Nova Descriptio

Americae Sive Novi Orbis, Nova Descriptio

Artist: Abraham Ortelius (1527 - 1598)

Department: History
Date: 1589
Medium: Copperplate engraving - Ink, Paper
Dimensions:
18 9/16 x 23 in. (47.2 x 58.4 cm)
Classification: Communication Artifacts
Credit Line: Albuquerque Museum, museum purchase, 1979 General Obligation Bonds
Object number: PC1982.213.1
DescriptionColored copper engraved map with paper and ink. The first line is illegible: "...of Abraham Ortelius Theatrum Orbis Terrarum."

This map was made in Antwerp, Belgium in 1589, or slightly later. The mark "NOVVS ORBIS" is located on the back of the map at the right side, with information about the map written in Latin. The date and artists name are at the bottom right.
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