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Map of central and northern Europe, 1493 (coloured woodcut)

Map of central and northern Europe, 1493 (coloured woodcut)


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Map of central and northern Europe, 1493 (coloured woodcut)

7339468 Map of central and northern Europe, 1493 (coloured woodcut) by Munzer, Hieronymus (1437/47-1508); 41x58 cm; National Maritime Museum, London, UK; (add.info.: Creator: Hieronymus Munzer
Very early printed map, from Hartmann Schedel's Weltchronik ('The Nuremberg Chronicle'), published 1493. Latin text verso.); © National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London

Media ID 38519874

© © National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London / Bridgeman Images

15th 15 Xv Xvth Fifteenth Century Geographer


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This stunning print captures a Map of central and northern Europe from 1493, created by the talented Hieronymus Munzer. The coloured woodcut showcases intricate details and vibrant hues that bring this historical map to life. Dating back to the 15th century, this early printed map is a true masterpiece from Hartmann Schedel's Weltchronik ('The Nuremberg Chronicle'). With Latin text on the verso, it offers a glimpse into the cartography of that era and provides valuable insights into European geography at the time. Measuring 41x58 cm, this piece is housed in the National Maritime Museum in London, UK. Its rich history and cultural significance make it a must-see for any art or history enthusiast. Hieronymus Munzer's skill as a geographer shines through in every detail of this map. From the carefully drawn coastlines to the intricately labeled cities, his expertise is evident throughout. Whether you're an avid collector of antique maps or simply appreciate fine artistry, this print is sure to captivate your imagination. Step back in time with this remarkable depiction of Europe in the late 15th century, beautifully preserved for generations to come.

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