Auction 92, Lot 48

"Emisfero Terrestre Settentrionale Tagliato su l'Equatore", Zatta, Antonio

Subject: Northern Hemisphere

Period: 1779 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16 x 12.5 inches
40.6 x 31.8 cm

Based on De Vaugondy's map, this is a polar projection covering from the pole to the equator. In North America, the mythical Northwest Passage is shown connecting through the Strait of Anian to Hudson Bay. Lanhotan's Longue River is also shown connecting the Mississippi River with the Pacific.

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Condition: A

Original pastel color and crisp impression.

Estimate: $325 - $375

Sold for: $210

Closed on 9/13/2000

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