Engraving. 184 x 146mm. 7¼ x 5¾". Cut and laid on sheet.
Amerigo Vespucci (1454-1512) holding a scroll map open on his lap. He was an Italian merchant, explorer and cartographer. His two voyages to the east coast of South America between 1499 and 1502 led him to postulate that the Americas were a new landmass, not the East Indies as Columbus believed.
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