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Collection Map Collection
Catalog Number 2016.6.4
Object Name Map
Description "Tartaria," 1606, hand-colored copperplate engraving by Jodocus Hondius. French edition.

The map shows Siberia and northern Asiatic Russia, Central Asia including Korea shown as an island, and reaches from Moscow in the West to China in the East. A printed note in the Arctic Ocean records the voyages of William Barentsz of 1594 to 1596.
Title Tartaria
Date 1606
Role of Creator Cartographer
Creator Hondius, Jodocus
Medium ink
Material paper
Technique copperplate engraving
Dimensions H-18 W-21.75 inches
Credit line Gift, The Donald and Tina Sheff Collection of Asian Cartography
Subjects Tartary
Arctic Ocean