Map: Figura del Mondo Universale

1988.07.0037

Photo of Map: Figura del Mondo Universale

Basic Information

Artifact Identification Map: Figura del Mondo Universale   (1988.07.0037)
Classification/
Nomenclature
Communication Artifacts : Documentary Artifacts : Graphic Documents
Artist/Maker Ptolemy, Claudius (c. 100-170 AD) Sebastian Munster: Cartographer and Editor (1448-1552) Heinrich Petri: Publisher, 1558
Geographic Location Europe, West, Switzerland, Basel-Stadt, Basel
Period/Date 1558
Culture N/A

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Width) 38.4 cm
Dimension 2 (Height) 28.3 cm
Dimension 3 (N/A) N/A
Weight 6 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials paper--rag, pigment--ink, paint
Manufacturing Processes Printed
Munsell Color Information waived

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda

Stanford University Libraries. "Altera Generalis Tab. Secundum Ptol." by Munster. German ed. of Cosmographia. Basel: 1550. <http://insight.stanford.edu/luna/servlet/detail/Stanford~6~1~10161~228:Altera-Generalis-Tab--Secundum-Ptol?qvq=q:%3D%22Cosmographia%2B(1550)%22;lc:Stanford~11~1,Stanford~6~1,Stanford~3~1,Stanford~4~1&mi=0&trs=3> Old World Auctions. "Figura del Mondo Universale" by Sebastian Munster. Italian ed. 1558. <http://www.oldworldauctions.com/archives/detail/113-045.htm>

Bibliography

McLean, Matthew. The Cosmographia of Sebastian Munster: Describing the World in the Reformation. Pg. 174. Hampshire: Ashgate Publishing Ltd., 2013. Accessed on Google Books. <http://books.google.com/books?id=XAWiAgAAQBAJ&printsec=frontcover&source=gbs_ge_summary_r&cad=0#v=onepage&q&f=false>

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication The Seymour and Muriel Yale Collection of Coins of the Ottoman Empire and Other Middle East States
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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