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Matthaus Seutter: Tabula Anemographica seu Pyxis Nautica vulgo Compass Charte

Map: CELEST1089
 
Cartographer: Matthaus Seutter
Title: Tabula Anemographica seu Pyxis Nautica vulgo Compass Charte
Date: c. 1740
Published: Augsburg
Width: 23 inches / 59 cm
Height: 20 inches / 51 cm
Map ref: CELEST1089
Description:
A magnificent wind rose surrounded by 32 beautifully rendered wind heads. Each of the four cardinal directions represent one of the four seasons and point to an allegorical depiction of the season in the corners of the map. The coloured rings give the names of the winds in six different languages: (from the inside out) Greek, Latin, Italian, Spanish, French, and Dutch.

Fine original hand-colour. [CELEST1089]