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Creator:
Morden, Robert, approximately 1650-1703.
Title(s):

To Captain John Wood this map of the world drawn according to Mercators projection humbly dedicated by Robt. Morden & Willm. Berry.

Additional Title(s):

Map of the World

Published/Created:
London : Sold at ye Atlas in Cornhill & at ye Globe in ye Strand, [approximately 1682?]
Physical Description:
1 map : hand colored ; 48 x 48 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio C 2010 3a
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Maps & Atlas (printed)
Notes:
Inset: Artic Circle.
Relief shown pictorially.
Map of the world on the Mercator projection, exhibiting America as its center. Shows California as an island, typical of the maps of the time.
Selected exhibitions: "The Mapmaker's art : 300 years of British cartography" (Yale Center for British Art, January 17-March 12, 1989).
BAC: British Art Center copy is hand-colored. On sheet: 54 x 63 cm.
Subject Terms:
America -- Maps.
America.
Early maps.
Form/Genre:
Maps.
Engravings -- Hand-colored -- .
Contributors:
Berry, William, active 1680.
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