<i>Orbis Terrae Compendiosa Descriptio</i>. A Perfect Recreation of the engraving with original hand color. Gerard & Rumold Mercator. 1587. 21" x 16"
The map primarily responsible for spreading knowledge of the still widely used Mercator's Projection. This fine and beautiful engraving shows the profoundly re-imagined world in a double hemisphere format that includes elaborate renderings of an armillary sphere and a compass rose.
|Specific Style:||Early American, French, Italian|
|Essential Properties:||Antique, Reproduction|
|Subject:||Americana, History, Science|
|Medium:||Digital Print, Engraving, Giclée, Hand-colored, New Technology|
|Type:||Reproduction (Also available in Framed, Matted)|
|Production:||Limited Production, Numbered, Open Edition|
|Number of Prints in This Edition:||100|
|Dimensions:||21" W x 16" H|