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Collection Map Collection
Catalog Number 2016.9.2
Object Name Map
Description "Asiae Nova Descriptio," 1623, hand-colored engraving, map by Jodocus Hondius. First published in the Mercator/Hondius Atlas of 1606.
Title Asiae Nova Descriptio
Date 1623
Role of Creator Cartographer
Creator Hondius, Jodocus
Medium ink
Material paper
Technique copperplate engraving
Dimensions H-16.75 W-20.875 inches
Credit line Gift of Don Sheff
Subjects Asia
China
India
Middle East