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Collection Map Collection
Catalog Number 2016.6.1
Object Name Map
Description "Tabula Prima Asiae," 1541, printed from an earlier woodcut created by Laurent Fries. From the 1541 Lyons Edition of Claudius Ptolemy's Geographica, published by Melchior and Gaspar Trechsel and edited by Michael Servetus.
Title Tabula Prima Asiae
Date 1541
Role of Creator Cartographer
Creator Fries, Laurent
Role of Creator 2 Publisher
Creator 2 Trechsel, Melchior and Gaspar
Medium ink
Material paper
Technique woodcut
Dimensions H-14.625 W-20.5 inches
Credit line Gift, The Donald and Tina Sheff Collection of Asian Cartography
Subjects Asia