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Ino Cum Melicerta

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: book page
Maker: Cats, Jacob; Petrus & Baldvinus Vander Aa; Vander Aa, Hildebrandus
Place made: Netherlands, South Holland, Leiden
Date made: 1697
Materials: ink; laid paper
Measurements: 17 in x 11 1/4 in
Nomenclature: decorative
Classification: whales

Page from the book "Thesaurus graecarum antiquitatum" (Thesaurus of Greek antiquities) by Jacobo Gronovio. With text in Latin, and an engraving depicting single faces of six coins. The top centre and right coins, and the bottom centre and left coins, depict a man standing atop a dolphin. Verso bears the continuation of the Latin description. Top, bottom, and right edges of the page are edged in red dye.


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