Vintage Hondius World Map 1630

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Hondius’ World Map of 1630 is a fine ornate example of the decorative cartography of the time. The two hemispheres are bordered by representations of the four elements and other scenes: in the top corners are portraits of Julius Caesar and Claudius Ptolemy and in the bottom corners are portraits of the author’s father Jodocus Hondius and his mentor Gerard Mercator.

  • Stunning Full Colour Reproduction using the Most Advanced Technology Available
  • Printed on Museum Matte Archival Paper 310gm
  • Unique Conversation Piece for your Home or Business
  • Frame not included
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Hondius’ World Map of 1630 is a fine ornate example of the decorative cartography of the time. The two hemispheres are bordered by representations of the four elements and other scenes: in the top corners are portraits of Julius Caesar and Claudius Ptolemy and in the bottom corners are portraits of the author’s father Jodocus Hondius and his mentor Gerard Mercator.

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