Americae Sive Novi Orbis, Nova Descriptio., 1573-1574

Collection: Smith Collection

Name: Americae Sive Novi Orbis, Nova Descriptio., 1573-1574


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Notes: Shows three ships sailing eastward in the Atlantic, one ship sailing westward.

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Date/Date Range Produced: 1573 - 1574


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Dimensions: 37 x 51 cm

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Historical Context: The map first appeared in the 1570 edition of Ortelius' Theatrum Orbis Terrarum. It went through three major revisions, as noted in Van Den Broecke, along with a number of minor changes, such as the correction of the naming of the Azores after this first state of the map.

LC Call Number: G3290 1574 .O7

OCLC: 57518882

Accession Number: SM-1574-2



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