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Catalog Number 2014.21.62
Object Name Map
Description Vincenzo Coronelli
Aevi Veteris Usque ad Annum Salutis Nonagesimum Supra Milles...(Eastern Hemisphere)
Engraving
Venice, ca. 1690

Black and white map by Vincenzo Coronelli: Eastern Hemisphere of the Globe. The map is based upon classical Geography, covering most of Africa and the Indian Ocean, but no Japan or China or the Northeast Coast of Asia. The cities, countries, continents, et cetera, are clearly identified on the map, larger settlements marked with black dot, i.e. "Bocanum" middle left of map. All geographical elements, not colored, some texture. Geographic lines, Tropic of Cancer, the Equator, Tropic of Capricorn, etc. identified. Measurement marks surround the globe, directional notations in Latin on each side, "Meridies" (South), bottom of globe. The signs of the zodiac and various other information, left and right of globe. Decorative black and white drapery title cartouche, top left of globe, coat of arms in drapery, top right of globe, two map legends, bottom left and right of globe. Slight foxing, extraneous marks, scattered on surface and back of map.
Title Aevi Veteris Usque ad Annum Salutis Nonagesimum Supra Milles...(Eastern Hemisphere)
Date 1690-1699
Role of Creator Cartographer
Creator Coronelli, Vincenzo
Medium ink
Material paper
Technique copperplate engraving
Dimensions H-19.75 W-28.125 inches
Credit line Gift of Jeffery M. Leving, Founder, Fathers’ Rights
Place of Origin Europe/Italy/Venice
Subjects Eastern Hemisphere
Africa
Europe
Asia