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Title

Atlas

circa 1750-1760

Artist

Meissen

Germany

1710 -

Alternate image of Atlas by Meissen
Alternate image of Atlas by Meissen
Alternate image of Atlas by Meissen
  • Details

    Date
    circa 1750-1760
    Media category
    Ceramic
    Materials used
    hard-paste porcelain
    Dimensions
    15.8 x 9.0 x 8.0 cm
    Credit
    On loan from Kenneth Reed
    Location
    18th c European porcelain
    Accession number
    L2012.70
    Copyright

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    Artist information
    Meissen

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    The continent of Australia is marked, as is to be expected, ‘NOV HOLANDIA’—New Holland. The southern tip of the continent is marked ‘Terra Lewi’, ie Terra de Leeuwin or Cape Leeuwin.

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