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Orbis Typus Universalis World Map

Date: 1513
Description: This exquisite woodcut map is one of the first to show any part of North America. It originally appeared in the 1513 Strasbourg edition of Ptolemy's Geogra...
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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...

Theatrum Orbis Terrarum

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...

Multiple Sclerosis Canvass

Date: May 12 1
Description: Officers of the fund drive for victims of multiple sclerosis are busy making final arrangements for the door-to-door canvas. From left are Ellen Schroeder,...
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Universale Della Parte del Mondo Nuovamente Ritrovata

Date: 1556
Description: One of the earliest obtainable maps to accurately (for its time) depict the Americas, this map shows more decorative than descriptive features. A few river...
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Al Molto Magco. Sigor. Marco del Sole Sigor. mio Ossermo

Date: 1566
Description: Map showing the place names, rivers, and mountains of Europe, north-western Africa, the northern half of South America, and North America. Rhumb lines cros...

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