Nova Totivs Terrarvm Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica Tabvla. Auct: Henr. Hondio.

Collection: Osher Sheet Map Collection

Title: Nova Totivs Terrarvm Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica Tabvla. Auct: Henr. Hondio.

Title Translation: A new Geographic and Hydrographic map of the whole World by Hendrik Hondius

Barcode: 398

Creator: Hondius, Hendrik, 1597-1651

Publisher: Jansson, Jan, 1588-1664, Hondius, Hendrik, 1597-1651

Publishing Location: Amsterdam

Region Depicted: World

Date Produced: 1630

Date Published: 1633

Language: French

Historical Context: One of the masterpieces of the greatest period of Dutch cartography, this map combines accurate-to-date geography with ornate and elaborate designs, creating an image that is both informative and aesthetically pleasing. It depicts recently formulated geographic concepts, both correct and erroneous, such as California as an island. Additionally, the newly established North American colonies are recorded, including “Pleymouth” and Virginia. The beautifully engraved and brilliantly colored borders are rich in symbolism.  In the corners are finely engraved miniature portraits of Julius Caesar, Claudius Ptolemy, Gerardus Mercator, and Jodocus Hondius, the mapmaker's father.

Subjects: Hondius, Hendrik, 1597-1651 · Jansson, Jan, 1588-1664 · Maps--Early works to 1800 · World maps

Map Type: Geographical, Political

Dimensions: 2 hemispheres each 26 cm. in diam. on sheet 47 x 56 cm.

Printing Process: Engraving

Printing Technique: Copper

Material Type: Paper

Brief Description: Lavishly decorated world map from the Mercator-Hondius atlas with portraits of Julius Caesar, Claudius Ptolemy, and the founders of the atlas, Mercator and Judocus Hondius. Includes representations of all the elements. Retains the earlier mythical outline for the geography of Terra Australis Incognita.

Physical Description: 1 map: colored, illustrated

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

Associated Map Imagery: Portrait of Julius Caesar, 1631, Nova Totivs Terrarvm Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica Tabvla. Auct: Henr. Hondio. , Portrait of Claudius Ptolemy, 1631, Nova Totivs Terrarvm Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica Tabvla. Auct: Henr. Hondio. , Portrait of Jodocus Hondius, 1631, Nova Totivs Terrarvm Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica Tabvla. Auct: Henr. Hondio. , Portrait of Gerhard Mercator, 1631, Nova Totivs Terrarvm Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica Tabvla. Auct: Henr. Hondio. , Ignis, 1631, Nova Totivs Terrarvm Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica Tabvla. Auct: Henr. Hondio. , Aer, 1631, Nova Totivs Terrarvm Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica Tabvla. Auct: Henr. Hondio. , Terra, 1631, Nova Totivs Terrarvm Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica Tabvla. Auct: Henr. Hondio. , Aqva, 1631, Nova Totivs Terrarvm Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica Tabvla. Auct: Henr. Hondio. , Celestial Globe, 1631, Nova Totivs Terrarvm Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica Tabvla. Auct: Henr. Hondio. , Sun, 1631, Nova Totivs Terrarvm Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica Tabvla. Auct: Henr. Hondio. , Moon, 1631, Nova Totivs Terrarvm Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica Tabvla. Auct: Henr. Hondio. , Europa Throned, 1631, Nova Totivs Terrarvm Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica Tabvla. Auct: Henr. Hondio. , Sea Monster 1, 1631, Nova Totivs Terrarvm Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica Tabvla. Auct: Henr. Hondio. , Sea Monster 2, 1631, Nova Totivs Terrarvm Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica Tabvla. Auct: Henr. Hondio. , Sea Monster 3, 1631, Nova Totivs Terrarvm Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica Tabvla. Auct: Henr. Hondio. , Sea Monster 4, 1631, Nova Totivs Terrarvm Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica Tabvla. Auct: Henr. Hondio. , Sea Monster 5, 1631, Nova Totivs Terrarvm Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica Tabvla. Auct: Henr. Hondio. , Sea Monster 6, 1631, Nova Totivs Terrarvm Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica Tabvla. Auct: Henr. Hondio. , Sea Monster 7, 1631, Nova Totivs Terrarvm Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica Tabvla. Auct: Henr. Hondio. , Sea Monster 8, 1631, Nova Totivs Terrarvm Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica Tabvla. Auct: Henr. Hondio. , Flyingfish, 1631, Nova Totivs Terrarvm Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica Tabvla. Auct: Henr. Hondio. , Ship 1, 1631, Nova Totivs Terrarvm Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica Tabvla. Auct: Henr. Hondio. , Ship 2, 1631, Nova Totivs Terrarvm Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica Tabvla. Auct: Henr. Hondio. , Ship 3, 1631, Nova Totivs Terrarvm Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica Tabvla. Auct: Henr. Hondio. , Ship 4, 1631, Nova Totivs Terrarvm Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica Tabvla. Auct: Henr. Hondio. , Ship 5, 1631, Nova Totivs Terrarvm Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica Tabvla. Auct: Henr. Hondio. , Ship 6, 1631, Nova Totivs Terrarvm Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica Tabvla. Auct: Henr. Hondio. , Ship 7, 1631, Nova Totivs Terrarvm Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica Tabvla. Auct: Henr. Hondio. , Ship 8, 1631, Nova Totivs Terrarvm Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica Tabvla. Auct: Henr. Hondio. , Ship 9, 1631, Nova Totivs Terrarvm Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica Tabvla. Auct: Henr. Hondio. , Ship 10, 1631, Nova Totivs Terrarvm Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica Tabvla. Auct: Henr. Hondio. , Ship 11, 1631, Nova Totivs Terrarvm Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica Tabvla. Auct: Henr. Hondio.

Collection/Donor: Osher

Permanent URL: http://www.oshermaps.org/map/398.0001