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Cosmographia Universale: Moscovia
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
Page from the book "Cosmographia Universale" with a map entitled Moscovia; from the presence of Sweden and Norway on the left, it depicts Moscow and environs. Whale at top left corner. Italian text surrounding map, and on verso. Page 981; verso 982.