Magnae Britanniae et Hiberniae tabula / Amstelodami Ex Officina et sumptibus Henrici Hondij. Ao. Domini 1631.

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Magnae Britanniae et Hiberniae tabula / Amstelodami Ex Officina et sumptibus Henrici Hondij. Ao. Domini 1631.
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Published
Amsterdam : [s.n.] 1631.
Description
1 map : 37 x 51 cm.
Note
Relief shown pictorially.
Inset map of Orcades Insulae (the Orkneys). A cherub sits on either side of the inset, each holding a cornucopia.
Title cartouche has cherubim, vines, suits of armor, and a coat of arms at the top flanked by a unicorn and a lion wearing a crown.
Vignette at right shows three mermaids, each bearing a flag with a coat of arms on it, and the leftmost one also holds a spiky conch shell. On the left side of the map, one ship fires its cannon at another.
Date on the map reads 1631 but this map was included in a composite atlas published at a later date.
This state was published in 1631 by Henricus Hondius.
From the Appendix Atlas of the British Isles and Northern Europe, title created to represent a unique collection within the Clark Library, University of Michigan.
Map Data
Scale [ca. 1:3,200,000] (W 11°00'00"-- E 5°10'00"/N 58°43'00"-- N 49°56'00").
Coded Cartographic Mathematical Data
a 3200000 W0110000 E0051000 N0584300 N0495600
Local note
Accession no. 43323.
Manuscript no. 21 of 23 sheets numbered to "49."
From the "Manuscript Style 3 (Ms3)" set of the Vignaud map collection.
Includes manuscript "La grande Bretagne et l'Isrlande"in top right corner of the verso.
Scan Date
2012-10-02
Record No.
010348172

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"Magnae Britanniae et Hiberniae tabula / Amstelodami Ex Officina et sumptibus Henrici Hondij. Ao. Domini 1631.". https://quod.lib.umich.edu/c/clark1ic/x-010348172/39015091191885_02. University of Michigan Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 25, 2022.