Antique Map of the World by Stoopendaal (1682)

Antique Map of the World by Stoopendaal (1682)

Antique Map of the World by Stoopendaal (1682)

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Availability: in stock Condition : Very good, some minor defects and restoration. Dutch text on verso, please study image carefully. Date : 1682 Overall size : 48.5 x 38.7 cm Image size : 46.5 x 36.5 cm. Description: Antique world map titled'Orbis Terrarum Tabula Recens Emendata et in Lucem Edita'.

World map in two hemispheres with beautiful decoration. Within each corner classic scenes representing the rape of Persephone, Zeus being carried across the heavens in an eagle-drawn chariot, Poseidon commanding his entourage, and Demeter receiving the fruits of the Earth. Two circular diagrams depicting the Ptolemaic and Copernican theories of the solar system are depicted at top and bottom between the hemispheres. The northern part of California is flat, based on Briggs model. A small piece of land Anian appears adjacent to a strait leading within striking distance of the west shores of Hudson's Bay.

Australia is shown as partially mapped, reflecting the Dutch explorations of the 17th century. Artists and Engravers: Daniel Stoopendaal (Dutch) was active in Amsterdam from 1685 to 1713. The item "Antique Map of the World by Stoopendaal (1682)" is in sale since Wednesday, December 5, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\World Maps".

The seller is "bartele-gallery" and is located in Langweer. This item can be shipped worldwide.
Antique Map of the World by Stoopendaal (1682)