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Antique decorative map of EAST ASIA 1570 - $40 (Concord, MA)

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condition: excellent
make / manufacturer: Fine art color poster print.
model name / number: ABRAHAM ORTELIUS
size / dimensions: W 22" x H 16"

Full Title: INDIAE ORIENTALIS (with sea monsters and mermaids). Published by Abraham Ortelius in 1570 from the Latin edition of the Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, the first modern Atlas of the World. Locations: Asia, Indian Ocean, Pacific Ocean. Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Sri Lanka.

Decorative detailed map showing a strapwork title cartouche flanked by a galleon and announcing the region as the "East Indies and surrounding islands" - note "Cincapura" at location of Singapore, notation estimating between 7000 and 8000 islands in the Maldives, two mermaids comb their hair with sea shell hand mirrors, while two fearsome sea monsters attack a disabled ship off the shore of America.

Fine art color poster print. Size: W 56 cm (22 in) x H 40 cm (16 in) which includes a 2.5 cm (1 in) margin all around the image.

It will look great in a frame. Possible free local delivery.
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