Relief shown pictorially. Inset map of Orcades Insulae (the Orkneys). A cherub sits on either side of the inset, each holding a cornucopia. Title cartouche has cherubim, vines, suits of armor, and a coat of arms at the top flanked by a unicorn and a lion wearing a crown. Vignette at right shows three mermaids, each bearing a flag with a coat of arms on it, and the leftmost one also holds a spiky conch shell. On the left side of the map, one ship fires its cannon at another. Date on the map reads 1631 but this map was included in a composite atlas published at a later date. This state was published in 1631 by Henricus Hondius. From the Appendix Atlas of the British Isles and Northern Europe, title created to represent a unique collection within the Clark Library, University of Michigan. 1 map: 37 x 51 cm. This map is in the public domain. Please attribute access and use of this digitized map to the Stephen S. Clark Library, University of Michigan Library.
Hondius, Hendrik, 1597-1651.,Hondius, Hendrik, 1597-1651. Appendix Atlas of the British Isles and Northern Europe.,Jansson, Jan, 1588-1664. Appendix Atlas of the British Isles and Northern Europe.,Vignaud, Henry, 1830-1922, former owner.