"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.
|Role of Creator||Cartographer|
|Dimensions||H-18 W-21.75 inches|
|Credit line||Gift, The Donald and Tina Sheff Collection of Asian Cartography|