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America sive novus orbis respectu Europaeorum inferior globi terrestris pars

Author: Bry, Theodor de
Publisher: Bry, Theodor de
Date: 1596
Location: America, Western Hemisphere, World

Dimensions: 28 cm. in diam., on sheet 33 x 41 cm.
Scale: [ca. 1:30,000,000]
Call Number: ONLINE RESOURCE

 
DESCRIPTION

Four explorers support the circle enclosing the hemisphere in a maritime landscape. The explorers with dates of their discoveries are from top left: Christopher Columbus (1492) and Amerigo Vespucci (1497); from bottom left: Ferdinand Magellan (1519), and Francisco Pizarro (1526). First map of America to show the White-le Moyne geography of Virginia and Florida.

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