"Helvetiae Descriptio, Aegidio Tschudo Auct.", Ortelius, Abraham
Period: 1603 (published)
Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum
Color: Hand Color
17.7 x 13.5 inches
45 x 34.3 cm
Great map of Switzerland graphically depicting the mountainous topography. North is oriented at the bottom of the sheet. The title is set in a large cube with a text inset. Full original color which includes the lakes and rivers, and makes a very visually striking map.
References: Van den Broecke #115.