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CULTURAL READINGS: Colonization & Print in the Americas


Grynaeus and Huttich
Jay I. Kislak Foundation
Simon Grynaeus and Johann Huttich,
Novis orbis regionum ac insularum veteribus incognitarum.

Basle: Johann Hervagius, 1532
[detail from map].

The New World is duly present in the Gynaeus and Huttich map, but of equal interest are the scenes and vignettes that surround the projection: representations of the exotic which emphasize the fear and terror with which Europeans could look out on worlds they knew only dimly.

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