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Cyprus Insula

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: engraving
Maker: Mortier, P.
Place made: Netherlands, North Holland, Amsterdam
Date made: 1700-1799
Materials: ink; color; paper
Measurements: 20 3/4 in x 24 1/2 in
Nomenclature: maps
Classification: cartography

hand-colored copperplate engraving of the island of Cyprus. On the top left corner of the framed map of the island, two figures that are half human and half sea creature. Another female fully human figure stands on top of a whale's head below the text with the title, place of publication, and publisher.