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1590 old color Ortelius Island of Ischia

Place/Date: Antwerp / 1590
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Title: Ischia quae olim Aenaria
Dimensions
54.5 x 43.5 cm (21.5 x 17 in)
Identifier
NL-00425
Coloring
Old color
Condition Rating
VG+

Description

Gorgeous map of Ischia, a volcanic island in the Tyrrhenian Sea situated at the northern end of the Gulf of Naples, about 19 miles from the city of Naples.

Cartographer(s)

Abraham Ortelius

Abraham Ortelius was a cartographer and geographer, conventionally recognized as the creator of the first modern atlas, the Theatrum Orbis Terrarum (Theatre of the World). He was one of the most notable figures of the Dutch school of cartography during its golden age (approximately 1570s–1670s).

Condition Description

Excellent.

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