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1938

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Print, Engraving on metal; Engravers on a ship, ca. 1590

This is a Print. It was designed by Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus and engraved by Philips Galle. It is dated ca. 1590 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is engraving on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund.

Its dimensions are

18.8 × 27.2 cm (7 3/8 × 10 11/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Bottom: Joan Stradanus invent.; Phts. Galle excud.

Cite this object as

Print, Engraving on metal; Engravers on a ship, ca. 1590; Designed by Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus (Flemish, active Italy, 1523–1605); Netherlands; engraving on paper; 18.8 × 27.2 cm (7 3/8 × 10 11/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-8432

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