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Description found in Archives
Place of creation
Scope and content
Double hemisphere world map drawn on north and south polar projections
Conditions of access
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist.
21 Item no. assigned by LAC 21
Credit Library and Archives Canada.
Creator / Provenance
Map draws attention the region north of Canada and the Soviet Union through which new routes to the Pacific were being explored
Surrounding each hemisphere is an elaborate border of cherubs and clouds. Hemisphere's are illustrated with sea serpents and ships.
On verso: latin text "universi orbis tabvla II. in upper left corner "fol 2"
From: Cornelis de Jode's "Speculum orbis Terrae" 1593
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Citation / reference note
Phillips, Entry 398
Phillips, Entry 399
Arkway, Catalogue 54, Entry 24.
Layng, Entry 706.
Availability of other formats note
National Map Collection 1983 Antique Map Calendar
Treasures of the National Map Collection, Public Archives of Canada : An exhibition of 100 original maps, atlases, globes and architectural plans, 1490-1982, held at the Public Archives of Canada 17 August 1982 to 9 January 1983. Entry 7
Varying form of title
1. World - Maps - Early works to 1600 .
2. Arctic regions - Maps - Early works to 1600.
3. Antarctic - Maps - Early works to 1600.
4. Antarctic regions - Discovery and exploration - Maps - Early works to 1600.
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