Collection: Smith Collection
Name: Americae Sive Novi Orbis, Nova Descriptio., 1573-1574
Notes: Shows three ships sailing eastward in the Atlantic, one ship sailing westward.
Date/Date Range Produced: 1573 - 1574
Dimensions: 37 x 51 cm
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
Accession Number: SM-1574-2