Collection: Map Imagery
Title: Asia, 1596, Orbis Terrae Compendiosa Descriptio Ex peritissimorum totius orbis Gaegraphorum operibus desumta. Antverpiae, apud Joanem Baptistam Vrient.
Date Produced: 1596
Date Published: 1596
Description: Allegorical scene representing Asia
Historical Context: At the upper right is Asia, holding a censer and seated on a camel, with a European-style church and castle in the background. A giraffe and rhinoceros are illustrated nearby, displaced from their normal habitat.