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Theatrvm orbis terrarvm. Opus nunc denuo ab ipso auctore recognitum, multisque locis castigatum, & quamplurimis nouis tabulis atque commentarijs auctum

Theatrvm orbis terrarvm. Opus nunc denuo ab ipso auctore recognitum, multisque locis castigatum, & quamplurimis nouis tabulis atque commentarijs auctum

Detailed map of The Netherlands.
Because of the condition of the original, it could not be digitized in its entirety. This is one of the maps the work contains. The words on the bottom left are: "Zelandicarvm insvlarvm exactissima et nova descriptio. Avotore e D. icaobo adaventrias" Note the figure with the trident and shield riding a fish.

Creator: Ortelius, Abraham
Date: 1592
Identifier: 37131055487276
Format: Map
Rights: Public domain
Courtesy: Toronto Public Library.
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Photo taken on 21 September 2016 (© Toronto Public Library Special Collections / Flickr)

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 map, abraham ortelius, the netherlands, ships, fish, man, trident, shield, colour, detail
 

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