Geography

East Indies, 1554 (SC00287)

Sebastian Munster. Basle, 1554. 25.6 x 34.3 cm. Sebastian Munster (1489-1552) exerted an influence over geographical thinking in the middle of the 16th century as great as that exercised by the atlases of Ortelius and Mercator a generation later. This map was made by Munster and is part of the Carlos Quirino Collection archived in the Filipinas Heritage Library.

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