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Title:Northumbria, Cumberlandia, et Dunelmensis episcopatus.Click on this image for zoomable version: Image name = m0159t.jpg    m0159
Creator (as stated on item):[By G. Mercator]
Place of publication: [Amsterdam]
Date of publication: [1595]MMM
Contents description: map of Northumberland, Cumberland and Durham county, showing towns, villages, parks and castles, rivers and hills, but not roads. The Roman Wall is shown. County boundaries, parks and hills coloured. Title in a cartouche... Descriptive text on verso in Latin. Engraved centre bottom: 'Per Gerardum Mercatorem Cum Privilegio'. Scale bar unit of measurement descibed on map as ' Milliaria mediocria Angliae'.
From G. Mercator and J. Hondius, Atlas or a geographicke description... of the world (Amsterdam, H. Hondius & J. Jansson, 1595).
Scale indeterminable
Additional scale information: [Scale bar: 3 in. = 20 miles]
Quantity/type of material: 1 map
Size: 33 x 45 cm
Other informationhand col.
Published description: Skelton (1970) p. 220-22 (Bibliography)

Copies held (with reference number and copy specific notes)
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Repository/reference number:DCO Maps +DU/A1 (accession D89307)

Index Terms
Creator:Mercator, Gerhard, 1512-1594
Other contributor:Hondius, Jodocus, 1563-1612
Durham (England : County) - Maps, General - 1595
Northumberland (England) - Maps - 1595
Cumberland (England) - Maps - 1595

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