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Map or Atlas

America

Date: 1576 

Description: Map of America. This is the oldest map in the Parker collection. It is based on the geography of Ortelius, who is considered to be the creator of the first...

Date: 1513 

Description: Waldseem├╝ller, Martin; Orbis typus universalis ivxta hydrographorum traditionem. From the supplement to Ptolemy's Geographia. Woodcut map, hand-colored. On...

Date: 1570 

Description: Frontispiece for Abraham Ortelius' Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, published in 1570, and considered the first modern atlas. Title is surrounded by four figures r...

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