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Print, Oleum Olivarum (The Production of Olive Oil), plate 12 in the Nova Reperta (New Inventions of Modern Times), ca. 1590

This is a Print. It was designed by Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus and published by Philips Galle and engraved by Hans Collaert II and dedicatee: Luigi Alamanni. 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

19 × 27.5 cm (7 1/2 × 10 13/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Bottom center: Joan Stradanus invent. Phls. Galle excud.

Cite this object as

Print, Oleum Olivarum (The Production of Olive Oil), plate 12 in the Nova Reperta (New Inventions of Modern Times), ca. 1590; Designed by Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus (Flemish, 1523–1605); Netherlands; engraving on paper; 19 × 27.5 cm (7 1/2 × 10 13/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-8433

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