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Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: engraved map
Maker: Ortelius, Abraham; Hamersveldt, Everard Symonsz
Place made: Netherlands
Date made: 1600-1653
Materials: ink; paper; paint
Measurements: 19 in x 23 in
Nomenclature: maps
Classification: cartography

Hand-colored map of Europe after Ortellius. Inland portions of the map are consistently detailed with rivers, towns, and forests. Coloring is sparse, but seems to emphasize the illustrations in the ocean on the right-hand side: a whale and a sailing ship.


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Hamersveldt, Everard Symonsz
Dutch, 1591-1653