1590 Historical World Rare Map Aevi Veteris Typus Geographicus
Karon Melillo DeVega
Photograph - Photograph
Title: Aevi Veteris, Typus Geographicus.
Artist: Ortelius, Abraham
Published: Antwerp, Balthasar Moretus
Technic: Copper engraving / probably later hand color
Description: "Original copper engraving, originally published 1590, later 1624 in the famous historical Atlas 'Parergon' (Latin text-edition) by Abraham Ortelius.
Finely hand-colored in wash and outline. The map shows a title cartouche in the upper centre and a cartouche with the 'privilegium' in the lower centre. The corners are ornated and show miniature maps."
Reference: Koe. Ort. 46;
June 12th, 2013
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