Tabula anemographica seu pyxis nautica vulgo compass charte


Tabula anemographica seu pyxis nautica vulgo compass charte

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Title:
Tabula anemographica seu pyxis nautica vulgo compass charte : quâ ventorum noia septem linguis græca scil. latina, italica, hispanica, gallica, hollandica et germanica repræsentantur succinctè elaborata
Description:
Wind chart showing the compass disc divided in 32 sections, with text in six languages (German, Dutch, Italian, Latin, French and Spanish). Surrounding the compass are 31 small cherub heads arranged in successive ages from young to old, and four large heads, blowing winds on the compass and seasons. The corners are decorated with large allegorical representations of the four seasons.
Creator:
Seutter, Matthaeus, 1678-1756
Cartographer:
Seutter, Matthaeus, 1678-1756
Name on Item:
â Matthæo Seuttero, sac. cæs. et reg. cathol. majest. geographo augustano
Date:
[ca. 1740]
Format:
Prints
Location:
Boston Public Library
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
Collection (local):
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection
Subjects:
Cardinal points--Early works to 1800
Winds--Pictorial works--Early works to 1800
Publisher:
[Augsburg] : Matthaeo Seuttero
Extent:
1 picture : color ; 50 x 58 cm
Language:
Latin
Identifier:
06_01_015943
Call #:
G3201.A5 1740 .S48
Barcode:
39999085942041
Terms of Use:
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