Plaque with relief portrait.
der grosse sohn gangelts
er schuf die erste landkarte der welt
Around the portrait:
gerardus mercator Cosmographus Nasc. Rupelmundae
An 1512 5 Maij obijt Duijsburgi An. 1593. 2 Decemb.
Two errors in the text. Mercator died in 1594 and "Er schuf der erste landkarte der welt" (He made the first world map) is not true.
- Unknown artist. Do you know who the sculptor is? please let us know.
Location (N 50°59'33" - E 5°59'49")
Item Code: denw037; Photograph: 31 May 2009
/ updated: 13 September 2009
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