World Antique Map Print (1694)
Archival print reproduction of an antique map of the world from 1694 by Alexis Hubert Jaillot.
- Medium: Art print
- Paper: 100% cotton, museum-quality, heavyweight, matte finish
- Ink: Archival pigment ink
- Size: 11x14 or 16x20 inches (includes a 1/4 inch white border)
About This Map
Above and below the two hemispheres are eight allegorical figures shown with symbols of governance and the arts. The four figures along the bottom are set against a background of scenes representing the four continents. Also notable is California shown as an island.
Title: Nova Orbis Tabula, Ad Usum Aerenissimi Burgundiae Ducis (New Map of the World for the Use of the Glorious Duke of Burgundy)
Author: Alexis Hubert Jaillot (1632-1712)
Language: Latin, French