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Catalog Number 2014.21.2
Object Name Map
Description "Emden & Olden Borch Comit.," Duisberg, 1595, hand-colored engraving, map by Gerardus Mercator

Map from "Atlas sive Cosmographicae meditationes de fabrica mvndi et fabricati figvra. Dvisbvrgi Clivorvm," including Northwest Germany and the northern portion of Lower Saxony. "Per Gerardum Mercatorum Cum Privilegio" inscription, bottom left of map. Map has text on reverse.
Title Emden & Olden Borch Comit.
Date 1595
Role of Creator Cartographer
Creator Mercator, Gerardus
Medium ink
Material paper
Technique copperplate engraving
Dimensions H-17.75 W-21 inches
Credit line Gift of Jeffery M. Leving, Founder, Fathers’ Rights
Place of Origin Europe/Germany/Duisberg
Subjects Germany
Saxony