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Collection Map Collection
Catalog Number 2014.21.45
Object Name Map
Description Vincenzo Coronelli
Mare del Nord
Hand-colored engraving
Venice, ca. 1690

This map, centered on the Atlantic Ocean, includes the coastlines of North, Central and South America, Greenland and Iceland, western Europe and northwest Africa. The Polar Circle, Tropic of Cancer, Equator, and Ferro Meridian lines are shown.

Title Mare del Nord
Date ca. 1690
Role of Creator Cartographer
Creator Coronelli, Vincenzo
Medium ink
Material paper
Technique copperplate engraving
Dimensions H-19.625 W-28.125 inches
Credit line Gift of Jeffery M. Leving, Founder, Fathers’ Rights
Place of Origin Europe/Italy/Venice
Subjects North Sea