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An early 18th century map of Catholic Europe

Stock No. 23249 Category: Tags: , Cartographer: SCHERER, Heinrich.

Exhibitio Totius Europae cuius Provinciae Fide Catholica imbutae sine umbra sunt, Reliquae Religionis Catholicae expertes in umbra sunt.
Munich, 1700. Coloured. 240 x 360mm.

£600

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A map of Europe with the Catholic regions without shading and the other regions, whether Protestant, Russian Orthodox Muslim, in darkness. The title cartouche shows Christ bestowing the keys of the kingdom on St. Peter in front of St. Peter's Basilica. In the background the Shepherd's flock grazes while St. Peter casts his net in the Sea of Galilee.
From 'Geographia Naturalis' by Heinrich Scherer, a Jesuit mathematician and geographer.

Additional information

Dimensions 360 × 240 mm
Cartographer

Date

1700

Extra Info

Exhibitio Totius Europae cuius Provinciae Fide Catholica imbutae sine umbra sunt, Reliquae Religionis Catholicae expertes in umbra sunt.

Publication

Munich, 1700. Coloured. 240 x 360mm.

Condition

A good example.

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