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Typus cosmographicus universalis …1532

by Sebastian Münster

There is plenty to consider in this world map by Sebastian Münster including the gruesome scene of cannibals in the lower left corner. The elaborate borders are attributed to the well-known German artist Hans Holbein the Younger.