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America Sive Novi Orbis Nova Descriptio
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America Sive Novi Orbis Nova Descriptio


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Description This is the second state of this famous map in which the accuracy of the shape of South America is considerably improved. It is printed from the second plate depicting North and South America which removed the bulge from the southwest coast of South America.
Provenance W. Graham Arader III, Philadelphia [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Jean and Sidney Silber, Baltimore, January 23, 1979, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 2011, by gift.
Credit Gift of Jean and Sidney Silber, 2011

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Period
1587-1595
Medium
handcolored engraving
(Prints)
Accession Number
93.164
Measurements
H: 21 x W: 26 in. (53.34 x 66.04 cm)
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