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Print, Ferdinandes Magalanes Lusitanus, plate 4 from "Americae Retectio", 1580s

This is a Print. It was created by Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus and engraved by Adriaen Collaert. It is dated 1580s and we acquired it in 1949. Its medium is engraving on off white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Jacob H. Schiff.

Its dimensions are

21 x 28 cm (8 1/4 x 11 in.)

It is inscribed

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Print, Ferdinandes Magalanes Lusitanus, plate 4 from "Americae Retectio", 1580s; Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus (Flemish, 1523–1605); Netherlands; engraving on off white laid paper; 21 x 28 cm (8 1/4 x 11 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Jacob H. Schiff; 1949-37-2

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