Ortelius Map of Ireland

Description: This rare map of Ortelius showing Ireland as it was known centuries ago is the one reproduced by the Irish Genealogical Foundation in the 20th century. Size is approx. 14'' x 20" on parchement design type background. Note the old idea of the size of Ireland, and the names of the chieftains displayed in old English and Latin throughout the country. A rare look at the knowledge of the day and it is no wonder that there were several shipwrecks. Suitable for framing. Studying this map will provide an education in itself ! In very good condition.

Product ID: 0002