High-quality hand-printed and hand colored reproduction of an antique map of the world by Ortelius from 1575. Northwest and Northeast Passages shown. Large land form called Terra Australis at bottom. South America is shown in what has been described as its "potato configuration". Elongated northwest coast of North America. Sea monsters and decorative embellishments. Made using a combination of modern technology and traditional methods, wherein an original is scanned, its likeness is digitally etched onto an engraving plate, then the plate is used to print the image in the traditional way, with a printing press. It is then hand colored. Visible plate mark. Approx. 16 x 23 inches to the border. For other reproductions made in this method, please see the left side bar category "Digitally Engraved Specialty Reproductions".
Maps of Antiquity is located on Cape Cod
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1409 Main Street (Route 28)
Chatham, Massachusetts 02633