Map [Map of the Western Hemisphere]

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[Map of the Western Hemisphere]
Contributor Names
Straet, Jan van der, 1523-1605.
Galle, Théodore, 1571-1633.
Created / Published
[Antwerp : Galle, 1590?]
Subject Headings
-  Western Hemisphere--Maps--Early works to 1800
-  Discoveries in geography--Maps--Early works to 1800
-  Scientific discoveries in art
-  Science, Medieval, in art
-  Inventions in art
-  Inventions--Pictorial works
-  Western Hemisphere
Early maps
-  Title plate to Nova Reperta, a series of engravings after drawings by Stradanus published by Galle in Antwerp.
-  Shows Christopher Columbus pointing to a map of the Western Hemisphere. New France and Florida are indicated in North America.
-  In addition to the map, notable developments in science and technology of the late 16th century are illustrated.
-  Mounted on paper.
-  LC copy imperfect: Margins trimmed. Minor repairs at upper left and upper center.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
1 map ; on sheet 20 x 27 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
G3290 1590 .S7
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
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Online Format
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Chicago citation style:

Straet, Jan Van Der, and Théodore Galle. Map of the Western Hemisphere. [Antwerp: Galle, ?, 1590] Map.

APA citation style:

Straet, J. V. D. & Galle, T. (1590) Map of the Western Hemisphere. [Antwerp: Galle, ?] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Straet, Jan Van Der, and Théodore Galle. Map of the Western Hemisphere. [Antwerp: Galle, ?, 1590] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.

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