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Spiegel Van Den Voorleden en Tegenwoordigen Tijt. Derde Deel

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: book page
Maker: Cats, Jacob
Place made: Netherlands
Date made: 1627
Materials: ink; laid paper
Measurements: 15 1/2 in x 9 1/2 in
Nomenclature: decorative
Classification: whales

Page from Jacob Cats, "Sinne- en minnebeelden" (1627), with an engraving depicting men in a boat gesturing at a large ship, and a city on the coast on the horizon. Below, an accompanying verse in Dutch, and several short verses in multiple languages including Greek and Italian.


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Luceat Lux Vestra Coram Hominibus
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