Archives Catalog Entry
Fine Art, Rare Book Collection
Peregrinationis Divi Pavli/Typvs Corographicvs
Copperplate engraved map, hand colored, showing travels of St. Paul. Two ovals with scenes of the saint's life. Legend box below with Bible verse. Signed and dated: Abrah. Ortelius describebat [designed] 1579. This map is a folio from the Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, the famous atlas by the Flemish cartographer Ortelius (1527-1598), which was first printed in 1570 and then in 30 more editions until 1612.
MEDIUM: Paper; FORMAT: Print map (color); LENGTH: 22 x 17 in.; QUANTITY: 1
Topics: Cartography, History
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