Dramatic 32-Point Wind Rose
"Tabula Anemographica seu Pyxis Nautica Ventorum Nomina Sex Linguis Repraesentans", Jansson, Jan
Subject: Cartographic Miscellany
Period: 1684 (published)
Color: Hand Color
21.4 x 17 inches
54.4 x 43.2 cm
Dramatic chart of a 32-point wind rose with rich Baroque decoration. Surrounding the rose are 32 wind-heads that represent various races of mankind. Each of the points is named in six languages.
A sharp impression with minor toning along the edges of the sheet.