Septentrionalivm Regionvm Descrip.

Collection: Osher Sheet Map Collection

Title: Septentrionalivm Regionvm Descrip.

Title Translation: A representation of the Northern regions

Barcode: 366

Creator: Ortelius, Abraham, 1527 -1598

Publisher: Vrients, Jan Baptista

Publishing Location: Antwerp

Region Depicted: Scandinavia · Denmark · Norway · Sweden · Finland · Lithuania · Estonia · Latvia · Russia · Germany · Netherlands · Poland · England · Wales · Scotland · Ireland · British Isles · Great Britain · Greenland · Iceland · Arctic regions · Canada · North Atlantic Ocean

Date Range: 1609 - 1612

Language: Latin

Subjects: Ortelius, Abraham, 1527-1598 · Vrients, Jan Baptista, 1552-1612 · Arctic regions · Europe, Northern · North Atlantic Ocean · Maps--Early works to 1800

Map Type: Geographical

Dimensions: 36 x 50 cm. on sheet 47 x 58 cm.

Printing Process: Engraving

Printing Technique: Copper

Material Type: Paper

Notes: Originally published in the 1609 Theatrum Orbis Terrarum by Jan Baptista Vrients. In 1612, Jan and Balthasar Moreus of Plantin Press bought the copperplates and text sheets from Vrients. They only printed a new imprint. The contents of their atlas are identical to the 1609 atlas. Verso text in Latin

Brief Description: Map centered on the North Sea and showing the adjacent countries and the arctic. Includes legedary island of Frisland.

Physical Description: 1 map: illustrated

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

Associated Cartouche: Cartouche, 1609-1612, Septentrionalivm Regionvm Descrip.

Associated Map Imagery: Sea Monster, 1609-1612, Septentrionalivm Regionvm Descrip., Ship 1, 1609-1612, Septentrionalivm Regionvm Descrip., Ship 2, 1609-1612, Septentrionalivm Regionvm Descrip., Merman, 1609-1612, Septentrionalivm Regionvm Descrip.

Collection/Donor: Osher

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