World Antique Map Print (c1690)
Archival print reproduction of an antique map of the world from c1690 by Nicolaes Visscher.
- Medium: Art print
- Paper: 100% cotton, museum-quality, heavyweight, matte finish
- Ink: Archival pigment ink
- Size: 12x14 or 16x19 inches (includes a 1/4 inch white border)
About This Map
Includes inset maps of the north and south polar regions, though the latter shows no land south of the southern tip of South America. Also notable is California shown as an island, and four classical scenes shown in each corner: The rape of Persephone, Zeus in his chariot, Poseidon commanding his entourage, and Demeter receiving the fruits of the Earth.
Title: Orbis Terrarum Nova et Accuratissima Tabula (New and Accurate Map of the World)
Author: Nicolaes Visscher (1649-1702)