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Description found in Archives
Place of creation
Tijpis Iohannis Bogardi
Scope and content
Map shows Atlas, a Titan in Greek mythology, bearing the world, shown in two hemispheres.
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.
Title taken from decorative cartouche.
Cartographic math data
Citation / reference note
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
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
1. World - Maps - Early works to 1600 .
Other system control no.
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