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Document Type

StillImage

Contributing Institution

Maine State Archives

Identifier

206942

Description

Martin Waldseemüller 'Tabula Terra Nova' from Claudius Ptolemaeus Geographia, Strasbourg, 1513. One of twenty maps containing new information gathered from many travels and voyages of discovery, which earned the work the title of 'first modern atlas of the world.' It was also the first printed map to show part of America. This version depicts just the northwestern section of Ptolemy's map.

Broad Creation Date

1513

Dimensions

16" x 14.5"

Language

Latin

Keywords

Cartography; Maps

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