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Typus Cosmographicus Universalis: 1879.5.24-35

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Typus Cosmographicus Universalis
Map of the World


Printmaker: M√ľnster, Sebastian M.
Designer: Holbein, Hans, the younger (After)
Designer: Kratzer, Nicolaus



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1879) by Unknown


16th century
Production date: AD 1532


Later printing. The lettering differs to that in the illustration in Hollstein, 'Asia' appears much larger, and the type completely fills the two boxes.

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 1879.5.24-35
Primary reference Number: 181289
Hollstein (German): 90.a
Old location number: 36.11.15
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 23 June 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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