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Map of Asia

Map of Asia
 
 

Map of Asia taken from the Atlas van der Hagen, Koninklijke Bibliotheek, The Hague Part 4.
Top right a commission from Nicolaas Visscher to Hendrik Spiegel.
The cartographic impression of the Asian continent remained largely unchanged throughout the 17th century. This continental map by Nicolaas Visscher II (1649-1702) was similarly based on late 16th century renditions in the atlases of Gerard Mercator (1512-1594) and Abraham Ortelius (1527-1598).

creator Visscher II, Nicolaas

(publisher)

period

1681 - 1690

material

paper

category print
technique

copperplate printing

inscriptiion

ASIAE NOVA DELINEATIO Auctore N. Visscher Visscher II, Nicolaas

dimension

44 x 52 cm

number

1049B13_002

owner Koninklijke Bibliotheek

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