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A female figure with a castle on her head measures a globe with a compass; representing geometry. Engraving by A. Vallée after M. de Vos.

  • Vos, Maarten de, 1532-1603.
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25905i
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Description

A snake encircles the globe; a toad sits next to it

Publication/Creation

Alexandre Vallée.

Physical description

1 print : line engraving ; platemark 14.6 x 10.5 cm

Lettering

Terrarum spatia & metas Geometria ponit/ Distinguitque plagas, montesque ac flumin lustrat. A. vallæo barroducæo sculpti et excusi.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 25905i

Languages

  • Latin


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