Europae II Tab: copy 1

Collection: Engass Sheet Map Collection

Title: Europae II Tab:

Title Translation: Europe Map II

Barcode: 22

Creator: Ptolemy active 2nd century, , Mercator, Gerhard, 1512-1594

Publisher: Mercator, Gerhard, 1512-1594

Publishing Location: Amsterdam

Region Depicted: Spain · Portugal · Iberian Peninsula

Date Produced: 1578

Date Published: 1578

Language: Latin

Historical Context: This map of Spain and Portugal (Iberian Peninsula) is one of the Ptolemy maps that Mercator published in 1578.

Subjects: Iberian Peninsula · Ptolemy, active 2nd century · Mercator, Gerard, approximately 1565-1656 · Spain · Portugal · Balearic Islands (Spain)

Map Type: Geographical, Political

Dimensions: 34 x 44 cm

Printing Process: Engraving

Printing Technique: Copper

Material Type: Paper

Notes: Map is only partially colored in the borders; ENG-1578-5 is a full color version of the same map.

Brief Description: Map of the Iberian Peninsula with the Strait of Gibraltar and the Balearic Islands.

Physical Description: 1 map: colored

Theme: Foundations of Modern Cartography: Ptolemaic, Italian, Cosmographical

Associated Cartouche: Cartouche, 1578, Europae II Tab copy 1

Associated Map Imagery: Ship, 1578, Europae II Tab copy 1, Sea Monster 1, 1578, Europae II Tab copy 1, Sea Monster 2, 1578, Europae II Tab copy 1

Collection/Donor: Engass

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