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Cosmographia Universale: Discrizzion dell' Italia

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: woodcut
Maker: Birckman, Arnold
Place made: Germany, North Rhine-Westphalia, Cologne
Date made: 1575
Materials: ink; laid paper
Measurements: 12 in x 8 in
Nomenclature: decorative
Classification: whales

Page from the book "Cosmographia Universale" with a map of Italy showing major cities, and text describing it in Italian. With a whale next to "Neapels" (Naples), in the sea. Page 155; verso 156.


AF-DI-0683

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