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Creator:
Ptolemy, active 2nd century.
Title(s):

Sexta Europe tabula.

Additional Title(s):

Sexta Evrope tabvla

Published/Created:
[Ulm] : [Lienhart Hol], [1486]
Physical Description:
1 map : woodcut ; 34 x 54 cm, on sheet 41 x 57 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio C 2010 1d
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Maps & Atlas (printed)
Scale:
Scale not given
Notes:
Woodcut probably by Johannes Schnitzer, who is known to have engraved the world map in the same atlas.
Relief shown pictorially.
Includes names of places and natural features.
In margin: climatic and latitudinal notes.
BAC: British Art Center copy is hand-colored.
Map of Italy and Corsica, from Ptolemy's Cosmographia, printed by Lienhart Hol at Ulm in 1486.
Subject Terms:
Italy -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
Form/Genre:
Maps -- Italy.
Woodcuts -- 1486.
Contributors:
Ptolemy, active 2nd century. Geographia. Latin.
Hol, Lienhart, publisher.
Schnitzer, Johannes, engraver.
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