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Catalog Number 2016.9.1
Object Name Map
Description "Die Länder Asie nach ihrer gelegenheit bisz in India / Werden in Diser Tafel Verzeichnet," c. 1540, woodcut engraving, map by Sebastian Münster. First published in in Münster's Geographia Universalis (1540), later published by Heinrich Petri in the German edition of Münster's "Cosmographey oder beschreibung aller Länder" (Basel, 1574).
Title Die Lander Asie nach ihrer gelegenheit bisz in India / werden in dieser Tafel verzeichnet
Date 1574
Role of Creator Cartographer
Creator Munster, Sebastian
Medium ink
Material paper
Technique woodcut engraving
Dimensions H-12.75 W-15.125 inches
Credit line Gift of Don Sheff
Subjects Asia
India
Mermaid
Sea Monster