Map: Prima Asiae Tabula

1988.07.0054

Photo of Map: Prima Asiae Tabula

Basic Information

Artifact Identification Map: Prima Asiae Tabula   (1988.07.0054)
Classification/
Nomenclature
Communication Artifacts : Documentary Artifacts : Graphic Documents
Artist/Maker Ptolemy, Claudius (c. 100- c. 170) Conrad Swenheym: Author, created under his direction (d. 1477) Arnold Buckinck: Publisher
Geographic Location Europe, West, Italy, Lazio, Rome, Rome
Period/Date Renaissance, 1478
Culture N/A

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Width) 53.5 cm
Dimension 2 (Height) 39.2 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) <0.1 cm
Weight 29 g
Measuring Remarks Weight includes tissue paper taped to back of map.
Materials Pigment--Ink, Paper
Manufacturing Processes Printed
Munsell Color Information waived

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda

Barry Lawrence Ruderman Antique Maps. "Prima Asiae Tabula (Asia Minor & Cyprus)" by Ptolemy, Swenheym. Rome: Buckinck, 1478. <https://www.raremaps.com/gallery/detail/31005/Prima_Asiae_Tabula_Asia_Minor_and_Cyprus/Ptolemy.html>

Bibliography

Short, John R. Making Space: Revisioning the World, 1475-1600. Pg. 23-4. New York: Syracuse University Press, 2004. <http://books.google.com/books?id=0s_EzfsZ5KoC&printsec=frontcover&source=gbs_ge_summary_r&cad=0#v=onepage&q&f=false> Witcombe, Christopher L.C.Copyright in the Renaissance: Prints and the Privilegio in sixteeth Century... Pg. 74. Netherlands:BRILL, 2004. <http://books.google.com/books?id=Qijgk6YdxgMC&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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