Corfu

Collection: Osher Sheet Map Collection

Parent Map: Candia cum Insulis aliquot circa Graeciam per Gerardum Mercatorem, cum privilegio

Title: Corfu

Creator: Hondius, Jodocus, 1563-1612

Publisher: Mercator, Gerhard, 1512-1594

Publishing Location:

Region Depicted: Kerkyra, Greece

Date Produced: 1612

Date Published: 1612

Language: Latin

Historical Context: Mercator's son Rumold published his father's atlas in 1595 which lacked detailed maps of Spain and the continents. It was re-issued in 1602 after Rumold's death in 1599. The copperplates of the atlas were sold privately to Jodocus Hondius and Cornelis Claesz. ca. 1604.

Subjects: Kerkyra (Greece) · Hondius, Jodocus, 1563-1612 · Mercator, Gerhard, 1512-1594 · Kerkyra (Greece)

Map Type: Geographical, Political

Dimensions: Map inset

Material Type: Paper

Notes: Map dated between 1606 and 1612

Brief Description: Color inset showing Kerkyra, Greece.

Physical Description: Map inset

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