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Figura del Mondo Universale.

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: woodcut
Maker: Munster, Sebastian
Place made: Germany
Date made: 1575
Materials: ink; laid paper
Measurements: 11 1/2 in x 15 1/2 in
Nomenclature: maps
Classification: cartography

Uncolored woodcut map of the world, showing Asia, Africa, Europe, Japan, and the Americas, but not Australia. With the latitude marked, and the seas decorated with many whales. The personified winds blow on the map from the corners. The title is printed at top. On verso is text in Italian.


AF-DI-0678

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