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Nova totivs Evropae tabvla [cartographic material] /. 





Place of creation


1 map : ill., hand col. ; 27 x 42 cm on sheet 40 x 52 cm.

Scope and content

Map covers area of present day western Europe and northern Africa.

Cartographic material
90: Open
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist
Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection #630
Cartographic material
90: Open
630 Item no. assigned by LAC 630
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA

Terms of use

Credit Library and Archives Canada. Copyright expired.

Additional information

Relief shown pictorially.

Hand coloured cartouche in bottom right corner depicts 20 figures of Europeans east, and west in native costumes.

On verso: text titled Europa with fol 7 appearing in upper right corner.

The following information appeared below the title: Ex magnis Gerardi de ludaeis P. defumpte Generofo ato magnifico Dno. D. Theodorico echter a melpelbru, Caes. Maiestat et Rerure diff. Princip. Epifcopi Herbipolefis, a confilys primo, dedicata. A. M.D.C.X.III

Plate appears to be from : Specvlvm orbis terrae. Antverpiae : sumptibus viduae et heredu Gerardo de Iudaeis, [1593-1613].

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

Language note
text on map in Latin.

Exhibitions 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

Subject heading

Europe - Maps - Early works to 1800.