Novus Planiglobii Terrestris per Utrumque Polum Conspectus

Collection: Smith Sheet Map Collection

Title: Novus Planiglobii Terrestris per Utrumque Polum Conspectus

Title Translation: New map of the world surveyed from both poles

Barcode: 1789

Creator: Valck, G. (Gerard) (1651 or 1652 -1726)

Publisher: Valck, G. (Gerard) (1651 or 1652 -1726)

Publishing Location: Amsterdam

Region Depicted: World · Northern Hemisphere · Southern Hemisphere

Date Produced: 1695

Date Published: 1695

Language: Latin

Historical Context: The geographic hemispheres are entirely colored, using a different color scheme and including small islands, ships, and compass roses. The decorative border is also fully colored, with the title banner unfurled against a sky featuring a resplendent golden sun, clouds, stars, and a pale crescent moon.

Subjects: Northern Hemisphere · Southern Hemisphere · Map projection · World maps

Map Type: Geographical

Dimensions: 51 x 61 cm

Printing Process: Engraving

Printing Technique: Copper

Material Type: Paper

Notes: Underneath Valck's imprint the erased signature of J. Blaeu can just be discerned, indicating that this plate was prepared in the last years of Joan Blaeu's life, in 1672-73.

Brief Description: Map of the world presented as the northern and southern hemispheres , decorated with astronomical symbols, sun, moon, and allegorical figures.

Physical Description: 1 map: colored (hand-applied, full), illustrated

Theme: Dutch Golden Age (17th-18th Century)

Associated Cartouche: Cartouche, 1695, Novus Planiglobii Terrestris per Utrumque Polum Conspectus

Associated Map Imagery: Sun, 1695, Novus Planiglobii Terrestris per Utrumque Polum Conspectus , Armillary Sphere, 1695, Novus Planiglobii Terrestris per Utrumque Polum Conspectus , Moon, 1695, Novus Planiglobii Terrestris per Utrumque Polum Conspectus , Adam, 1695, Novus Planiglobii Terrestris per Utrumque Polum Conspectus , Adam and Eve, 1695, Novus Planiglobii Terrestris per Utrumque Polum Conspectus

Collection/Donor: Smith

Permanent URL: http://www.oshermaps.org/map/1789.0001