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Carta Marina

CreatorOlaus Magnus (1490-1557)
Place of OriginVenice, Italy
DescriptionCarta Marina was printed in the early 16th century and is the first map to represent the Nordic countries in a more-or-less correct way. With this map, Swedish cartography was founded.
TagsOlaus Magnus, Map, Scandinavia, woodcut, 16th century
Dimensions125 cm x 170 cm
Material/Mediumwoodcut on paper
Institutional Link to Object
Image LicenseCC-BY
Image Rights Holder© Uppsala University Library
Photographic CreditsUppsala University Library
Metadata RightsCC-O