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Hessas seu Graecia Universa

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: engraving
Maker: Saurenbergio, J.; Jansson, Jan
Place made: Netherlands, North Holland, Amsterdam
Date made: 1650
Materials: ink; paper; color
Measurements: 19 in x 22 in
Nomenclature: maps
Classification: cartography

Hand-colored, copperplate engraved map of the region of Greece, Crete, and the Agean Sea with two elaborate cartouches containing the title and author on the lower left corner and the map's scale on the lower right corner. This map was published in Atlantis Majoris Quinta Pars Orbem Maritimum seu Omnium Marium totius Orbis Terrarum Navigationibus hodierno tempore frequentatorum descriptionem accuratisimam continens : cui adjunctus est Orbis Antiquus et Graecia Parallela by Johannes Janssonius (Amstelodami: Apud Ioannem Ianssonium, 1650).


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