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Atlas Minor Sive Totius Orbis Terrarum Contracta Delinea ex conatibus Nico[las] Visscher Amst: Bat

↑ Parent Atlas: Atlas Minor sive Geographia Compendiosa, qua Orbis Terrarum, per Paucas Attamen Novissimas Tabulas Ostenditur. Amstelaedami, ex Officina Nicolai Visscher

Collection: Smith Atlas Collection

Title: Atlas Minor Sive Totius Orbis Terrarum Contracta Delinea ex conatibus Nico[las] Visscher Amst: Bat

Title Translation: Atlas Minor or the entire World drawn and published by Nicolas Visscher in Amsterdam

Barcode: 11511

Creator: Visscher, Nicolaes, 1618-1679

Printmaker: Lairesse, Gerard de, 1640-1711

Publisher: Visscher, Nicolaes, 1618-1679

Date Produced: circa 1689

Date Published: circa 1689

Language: Latin

Subjects: Frontispiece · Animals · Lions · Titans (Mythology) · Mythology · Atlas (Greek deity) · Scientific apparatus and instruments · Visscher, Nicolaes, 1618-1679 · Lairesse, Ge?rard de, 1640-1711

Printing Process: Engraving

Printing Technique: Copper

Material Type: Paper

Notes: Notes: "Amstelaedamj apud Nicolaum Visscher cum Privil: Ordin: General: Belgii:" and "Ge: de Lairesse delin: & sculp:"

Brief Description: Frontispiece featuring five classical figures including Poseidon sitting atop a globe and Atlas holding a celestial globe. Other figures include an angel with two trumpets and two female figures in the lower left of the scene; one woman is holding a key and sceptre and the other is writing in a book and holding a caliper. A lion lays in the foreground of the scene, with navigational and measuring instruments scattered about.

Physical Description: Frontispiece: colored

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

Permanent URL: https://oshermaps.org/map/11511.0009