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Ortelius World Map 1570

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Poster with the first modern atlas and world map, Theatrum Orbis Terrarum. The map was painted in 1570 by the famous Flemish artist and geographer Abraham Ortelius.

Ortelius is believed to be the first person to think that the continents once came together as a unit before slipping apart to their current positions. He pointed to the geometric similarities between the American coast and the European-African coast and suggested continental drift as an explanation. Original of Ortelius maps are very popular with collectors and have sold for hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Artist: Abraham Ortelius | Created: 1570.

Frame is not included.

Note that the images will be cropped slightly differently depending on the size you choose. Read more about image and image quality here: FAQ. 

Frame not included for posters but needs to be purchased separately - either via the popup that opens when you add to cart or via our collection page for frames.

Our posters and canvas comes from one of the world's leading manufacturers of fine art prints - Hahnemühle.

Posters

The 200g paper is matte with a structure and warm tone that gives the image a fantastic depth. Thanks to the unbeatable quality of the paper, you can count on a durability of up to 60 years if you avoid strong sunlight or other loads.

Canvas

Our canvas is printed on Hahnemühle's exclusive 370g Art Canvas Smooth with a natural white tone and a fantastic color reproduction. Our canvas prints are as close as you can get to real art.

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Delivery time is normally 1-3 working days within the Nordic countries, 2-5 to others Europa and 3-8 working days in other parts of the world. If you order from Norway, your order will be delivered with Fedex, to Sweden and other parts of the world with DHL. Your package is normally delivered to your nearest delivery point!