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Collection Map Collection
Catalog Number 2014.21.6
Object Name Map
Description "Mansfeldiae Comitatus descriptio," Antwerp, 1584, hand-colored engraving, map by Abraham Ortelius

From the 1584 Latin edition of "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum," a regional map of Germany, centered on Mansfield and showing the Salsa River from Bernburgh to Rockendorf, and the Helm River, from Berga to Dorndorff. Partial text page on back of map.
Title Mansfeldiae Comitatus descriptio
Date 1584
Role of Creator Cartographer
Creator Ortelius, Abraham
Medium ink
Material paper
Technique copperplate engraving
Dimensions H-15.5 W-20.25 inches
Credit line Gift of Jeffery M. Leving, Founder, Fathers’ Rights
Place of Origin Europe/Belgium/Antwerp
Subjects Germany