Indiae Orientalis Insularumque Adiacentium Typus

Collection: Smith Sheet Map Collection

Title: Indiae Orientalis Insularumque Adiacentium Typus

Title Translation: Map of the Islands of East India

Barcode: 1672

Creator: Ortelius, Abraham, 1527 -1598

Publisher: Ortelius, Abraham, 1527 -1598

Publishing Location: Antwerp

Region Depicted: India · Southeast Asia · Indonesia · Japan · Burma · Thailand · Laos · Cambodia · Vietnam · Malaysia · Singapore · Brunei · Timor-Leste · Philippines · China

Date Produced: 1598

Date Published: 1598

Language: French

Historical Context: Based upon Mercator's world map of 1569.

Subjects: India · Southeast Asia · Indonesia · Japan · Myanmar (Burma) · Thailand · Laos · Cambodia · Vietnam · Malaysia · Singapore · Brunei · Indonesia · Timor-Leste · Philippines · China

Map Type: Geographical, Political

Dimensions: 35 x 50 cm

Printing Process: Engraving

Printing Technique: Copper

Material Type: Paper

Brief Description: Map of India, South Asia, and Indonesia. Includes illustrations of a ship sailing westward, one ship run aground on rocks, and images of sea monsters and two mermaids facing each other.

Physical Description: 1 map: colored (hand-applied, outline)

Theme: Dutch Golden Age (17th-18th Century)

Associated Cartouche: Cartouche, 1598, Indiae Orientalis Insularumque Adiacentium Typus

Associated Map Imagery: Ship, 1598, Indiae Orientalis Insularumque Adiacentium Typus, Ship Being Attacked by Two Sea Monsters, 1598, Indiae Orientalis Insularumque Adiacentium Typus, Mermaids, 1598, Indiae Orientalis Insularumque Adiacentium Typus

Collection/Donor: Smith

Permanent URL: https://oshermaps.org/map/1672.0001