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Place of creation



Tijpis Iohannis Bogardi

1 map : hand col. ; 23 x 29 cm, on sheet 30 x 37 cm.

Scope and content

Map shows Atlas, a Titan in Greek mythology, bearing the world, shown in two hemispheres.

Cartographic material: microform
90: Open
Cartographic material: microform
Microfiche NMC27673
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection # 29
Cartographic material
90: Open
Item no. assigned by LAC
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA
Library of Congress class no.
G3200 1597 .W97 H3

Terms of use

Credit the Library and Archives Canada. Copyright expired.

Biography / Administrative history

Born in Louvain. Flemish advocate and geographer who became Secretary to the Council of Brabant.

Additional information

From: Descriptionis Ptlolemaicae augmentum ... Lovanii : Tijpis Iohannis Bogardi, 1597. LAC holds only a facsimile of the atlas.

Title taken from decorative cartouche.

Custodial history
Part of the Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection purchased by the Public Archives of Canada in 1981.

Cartographic math data
Scale [ca. 120 000 000] (W 180°--E 180°/N 90°--S 90°).

Citation / reference note
Phillips 3644.
A.E. Nordenskiöld collection ..., v. 2, 307.
Koeman, C. Atlantes neerlandici, III Wyt 1A and 1B.
Shirley, Rodney W. The mapping of the world, 207.
Wagner, Henry R. The cartography of the northwest coast of America to the year 1800, 191.

Availability of other formats note
For microfiche copy see NMC 27673

Exhibitions note
Exhibition title: The Belgian Connection. Curator: Claire Carbonez and Jeffrey Murray, National Library of Canada; Ottawa,Ontario; 2002.05.01-2002.07.01.
This map was part of an exhibition held at The Royal Ontario Museum, April 1958 entitled "Up North: The Discovery and Mapping of the Canadian Arctic, 1511-1944" showcasing MacDonald's Collection
Discovery and Mapping of Upper Canada: An exhibition held at the Canadiana Department, Royal Ontario Museum, May - December 1967
National Map Collection 1983 Antique Map Calendar.
Canada on Maps 1564-1616: Stratford Festival Exhibition 1966.

Varying form of title

Subject heading

1. World - Maps - Early works to 1600 .


Other system control no.