Typvs Orbis Terrarvm

Collection: Osher Sheet Map Collection

Title: Typvs Orbis Terrarvm

Title Translation: Map of the World

Barcode: 285

Creator: Ortelius, Abraham, 1527 -1598

Printmaker: Hogenberg, Frans, approximately 1539-1597

Publisher: Ortelius, Abraham, 1527 -1598

Publishing Location: Antwerp

Region Depicted: World

Date Produced: 1570

Date Published: 1570

Language: Latin

Historical Context: Map of the whole World, including the southern or Antarctic continent which is labeled "Terra Australis Nondum Cognita" (Southern land not yet known)

Subjects: World maps · Hogenberg, Frans, approximately 1539-1590 · Ortelius, Abraham, 1527-1598 · Maps--Early works to 1800

Map Type: Geographical, Political

Dimensions: 34 x 51 cm. on sheet 37 x 52 cm.

Printing Process: Engraving

Printing Technique: Copper

Material Type: Paper

Notes: Note above neatline: "Franciscus Hogenbergus Sculpsit". Quote from Cicero at the bottom the map: "Quid ei potest videri magnum in rebus humanis cui asternitas omnis, totiusque mundi nota sit magnitudo. Cicero:" (For what human affairs can seem important to a man who keeps all eternity before his eyes and knows the vastness of the universe?) Verso: Latin text titled "Orbis Terrarum."

Brief Description: Map of the whole World, including Antarctica which is labeled "Terra Australis Nomdum Cognita" (Southern land not yet known)

Physical Description: 1 map: colored, illustrated

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

Associated Map Imagery: Ship, 1570, Typvs Orbis Terrarvm , Sea Monster 1, 1570, Typvs Orbis Terrarvm , Sea Monster 2, 1570, Typvs Orbis Terrarvm , Sea Monster 3, 1570, Typvs Orbis Terrarvm

Collection/Donor: Osher

Permanent URL: http://www.oshermaps.org/map/285.0001