Aevi Veteris Usque ad Annum Salutis Nonagesimum Supra Milles...(Eastern Hemisphere)
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)|
|Role of Creator||Cartographer|
|Dimensions||H-19.75 W-28.125 inches|
|Credit line||Gift of Jeffery M. Leving, Founder, Fathers’ Rights|
|Place of Origin||Europe/Italy/Venice|