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 | Copyright: CC-PDM

Frame 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's. 

A frame is not included when purchasing a poster but needs to be purchased separately - either via the popup that opens when you add to cart or via our collection page for frames.

The motif is printed on a 200 gram premium paper from one of the world's leading paper manufacturers - Hahnemühle.

The paper is matte and has a 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 expose it sparingly to sunlight and other loads.

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