Pull down chart of the Adriatic sea (1590), 27” x 20”, Canvas antique wooden frame

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Size: 27” x 20” / 70cm x 53cm

Colorful and extremely beautiful pull down chart depicting the Adriatic sea back in 1590.

About the map:
Published by a Flamish cartograph Abraham Ortelius ( 1527 – 1598) in 1590, entitled: “Pannoniae et Illyrici Veteris Tabula”

– Ortelius was a creator of the first modern atlas, the Theatrum Orbis Terrarum (Theatre of the World)
– He is also believed to be the first person to imagine that the continents were joined together before drifting to their present positions.
– Map shows ancient Pannonia, Illyricum, regions of Adriatic Sea (today Balkan) and Dalmatia (in 10 ad, under Roman Empire)
– Map text is in Latin language.
– Cartouche upper leſt: “Vis consili expers mole ruit sua”. [Violence without judgment collapses under its own weight.]
– Abraham Ortelius dedicates this map in memory of his friendship to Mr. Ludovicus Hallerus of Hallerstein as a wreath for his erudition, candour of mind and true nobility.
– Lower centre: “Cum Gratia et Priuilegio | decennali 1590”.[With grace, and a privilege for ten years, 1590].
– Cartouche in lower left with 11 lines of places of uncertain location.

– High resolution reproduction with hand made antique finish on durable and resistant cotton canvas.
– Every detail on the map is clearly readable.
– Frame is hand made frame, made of an old solid rustic wood dark brown, old jute rope included for hanging. Wood belonged to an old, used wooden boat from Adriatic sea.
– Beautiful hand-carved woodwork

Availability: 1 in stock

SKU: 231048183 Categories: ,

Unique wall decoration for your home, office or any other place. Depending on the context, it may provide you a modern or vintage, industrial or rustic, simple or luxurious tribute, that will perfectly match your lifestyle and compliment your interior design.

Instead of a dull photo or a painting on your wall, this map is an exclusive masterpiece, that will instantly charm your guests or visitors looking at the whole new world in front of them. It is the perfect combination of aesthetics and style.

Put on some practical value to your piece of art, by tracking your previous travels or planning new adventures. Travel back in time by studying the maps of great explorers, see how they envisioned the world and document it for many generations to follow.

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Map Material

Cotton Canvas

2 reviews for Pull down chart of the Adriatic sea (1590), 27” x 20”, Canvas antique wooden frame

  1. Kevin (verified owner)

    Added a custom frame and mat and this antique map looks amazing in my kitchen nook. Love this !

  2. Mary (verified owner)

    Beautiful map, arrived well packaged and will make a fabulous present

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