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Producer

André Thevet

Legend

This rather rare map which André Thevet included in his ‘Cosmographie Universelle’ is clearly based on Mercator’s rendering of Africa on his world map of 1569, as distinct from the shape Ortelius gave it five years earlier. Woodcut engraving, hand-coloured.

Place of production

France > Paris

Dimensions

Map size: 35,2 cm x 45,2 cm / Paper size: 40,8 cm x 52,2 cm

Inventory number

HO.2005.1.1




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