C1710

Asiae pars Australis insulae indicae cum suis naturae dotibus

Mapmaker:

Heinrich Scherer (1628 - 1704)

Superbly printed map by Heinrich Scherer shows the east Indies from the east coast of India to New Guinea. Northern Australia is festooned with fanciful numerous animals and plants. On the lower left us a large decorative compass rose held … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Asiae pars Australis insulae indicae cum suis naturae dotibus

Date:

C1710

Mapmaker:

Heinrich Scherer (1628 - 1704)

Condition:

In good condition, centre fold as issued.

Technique:

Original copper engraving

Image Size: 

350mm 
x 223mm

Frame Size: 

660mm 
x 520mm
AUTHENTICITY
Asiae pars Australis insulae indicae cum suis naturae dotibus - Antique Print from 1710

Genuine antique
dated:

1710

Description:

Superbly printed map by Heinrich Scherer shows the east Indies from the east coast of India to New Guinea. Northern Australia is festooned with fanciful numerous animals and plants. On the lower left us a large decorative compass rose held up by wind blowing cherubs. The title is held by a cupid and the seas have varying exotic fish depicted. Jesuit cartographer, Professor of Mathematics in Munich. Issued the first thematic Atlas. In 1710 he issued Atlas Novus from which this map is from.

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