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Ortelius' 1570 World Map: "Typus Orbis Terrarum"

Discovery Editions

Typus Orbis Terrarum . A Perfect Recreation™ of the engraving with original hand color. By Abraham Ortelius. 1570. 19½ x 13¼ Its elaborately engraved pictorial border depicts New World flora and fauna; its corners include quotations from Cicero and Seneca. Deep-sea fish, sailing ship and sea monsters populate the oceans. A bold inscription across North America acknowledges Columbus' 1492 discovery.

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General Style: Transitional

Specific Style: Early American, French, Italian

Essential Properties: Antique, Reproduction

Subject: Americana, History, Nautical, Scenic

Medium: Digital Print, Engraving, Giclée, Hand-colored, New Technology, Watercolor

Type: Reproduction (Also available in Framed, Matted)

Production: Limited Production, Numbered, Open Edition

Number of Prints in This Edition: 100

Dimensions: 19" W x 13" H

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