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Christophorus Columbus Ligur Terroribus Oceani superatis alterius pene Orbis regiones à se inventas Hispanis regibus addixit An. salutis. Description: Christopher Columbus stands on board a ship surrounded by mythological sea nymphs and sea gods with Neptune or Poseidon being drawn by hippocampi (or seahorses) in the background. Decorative elements include sea monsters, whales, fish, anchors, banner with crucifix, a dove holding a cross, bow and arrows,and a banner with Columbus' coat of arms. Source creator: Straet, Jan van der, 1523-1605. Source title: Americae retectio. Source place of publication: [Antwerp]. Source date: [1592?]. Record number: 08980.

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