Americae sive novi orbis, nova descriptio. Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Americae sive novi orbis, nova descriptio.
  • Parallel Title America or the New World, a new description.

Creator

  • Author: Ortelius, Abraham, 1527-1598
    Creator Type: Personal

Date

  • Creation: 1587

Language

  • Latin

Description

  • Content Description: Map settlements and missions in political divisions of New Spain and New France on the North American continent and for Brazil, Chili, and Peru; remaining land areas with coastal settlements only; areas of Native American habitation; New Guinea at the western edge of the Pacific Ocean. Political boundaries are indicated by coloration in different regions of each continent. Includes notes and number key; handwritten notations. Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:45,000,000].
  • Physical Description: 1 map : col. ; 35 x 47 cm.

Subject

  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Landscape and Nature - Geography and Maps
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Places - North America
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Places - South America
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Places - Oceania
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: People - Ethnic Groups - American Indians
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: New Spain -- Maps.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: New France -- Maps.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: New Guinea -- Maps.

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Coverage Date: 1587
  • Place Name: North America
  • Place Name: South America
  • Place Name: Australia/Oceania

Collection

  • Name: Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington
    Code: UTAM

Institution

  • Name: University of Texas at Arlington Library
    Code: UTA

Resource Type

  • Map

Format

  • Image

Identifier

  • Accession or Local Control No: 900036
  • OCLC: 733801890

Note

  • Digital Preservation: creationHardware: BetterLight Super8K
  • Display Note: In upper left [small cartouche]: "Ulterius Septentrionem versus hæ regiones incognitæ adhuc sunt." On verso [right]: "Novus Orbis," 5; [left] handwritten text in Latin.