Cartouche 2, 1584, Terra Sancta a Petro Laicstain perlustrata, et ab eius ore et Schedis a Christiano Schrot in tabulam redacta

Collection: Map Cartouche Collection

Parent Map: Terra Sancta a Petro Laicstain perlustrata, et ab eius ore et Schedis a Christiano Schrot in tabulam redacta

Title: Cartouche 2, 1584, Terra Sancta a Petro Laicstain perlustrata, et ab eius ore et Schedis a Christiano Schrot in tabulam redacta

Date Produced: 1584

Date Published: 1584

Language: Latin

Description: Decorative scale cartouche with man's face with snakes in hair at center.

Historical Context: The map was designed by Sgrooten based on geographical research of Peter Laicksteen (Laicstain-Liestain), a Dutch astronomer who had published a book in 1566 on his observations from his recent travels to the Holy Land.

Cartouche Elements: Faces, Snakes, Animals, Reptiles

Subjects: Cartouches, Ornamental (Decorative arts) · Faces · Snakes