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Collection Map Collection
Catalog Number 2014.21.4
Object Name Map
Description "Rhetiae Alpestris descriptio...Tirolis Comitatus," Antwerp, 1584, hand-colored engraving, map by Abraham Ortelius

Two maps on one sheet by Abraham Ortelius, from the 1584 Latin edition of "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum," Tyrol, Austria on the left and Northern Yugoslavia on the right. Text page on back of map.
Title Rhetiae Alpestris descriptio...Tirolis Comitatus
Date 1584
Role of Creator Cartographer
Creator Ortelius, Abraham
Medium ink
Material paper
Technique copperplate engraving
Dimensions H-17.75 W-22.625 inches
Credit line Gift of Jeffery M. Leving, Founder, Fathers’ Rights
Place of Origin Europe/Belgium/Antwerp
Subjects Austria
Tyrol
Yugoslavia