World map from the Theatrum Orbis Terrarum by Abraham Ortelius.
Typus Orbis Terrarum, twelve 19th century hand painted large ceramic glazed tiles after Abraham Ortelius. Each tile measures 25cm X 25cm.
Abraham Ortelius (1527 – 1598), the Flemish cartographer and geographer, is generally recognised as the creator of the first modern atlas.
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