Woodcut From Itinerarium Sacrae Scripturae

Object Number: AF-MG-2211
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Place Made
Germany, Saxony-Anhalt, Magdeburg
Date Made
1595
Description
One of a collection of 10 woodcuts From Itinerarum Sacrae Scripturae. Image depicts the Asian continent in the shape of Pegasus. Jerusalem is on the creature's heart. In the sea are a ship, a whale, and a merman and mermaid gesturing at each other. Atlas pages on verso.
Major Collection
Nautical
Named Collection
Allan Forbes Collection

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Measurements
11 1/4 in x 14 1/2 in
Nomenclature
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Classification
Cartography
Item Count
1
Cite This Item
"Woodcut From Itinerarium Sacrae Scripturae", Woodcut, 1595. MIT Museum, Cambridge MA. https://collections.mitmuseum.org/object/af-mg-2211/
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