Collection: Map Imagery
Title: Europa Throned, 1631, Nova Totivs Terrarvm Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica Tabvla. Auct: Henr. Hondio.
Date Produced: 1631
Date Published: 1633
Description: The continents personified. Europe is shown as a queen upon a throne with Asia, Africa, and America before her. Asia is portrayed as a figure wearing a turban and flowing robes, offering jewelry to Europa. America is depicted as an Indian wearing a headdress and holding a bow and arrows. Africa is depicted as a female figure offering an indistinct object to Europa.