74×116 mm, X6/3, 1992, op. # 19
owner (customer): Luc Van den Briele
Gerard Mercator: globe on map against the world
Gerardus Mercator (March 5, 1512 – December 2, 1594) was a Flemish cartographer. He was born in Rupelmonde in East Flanders to parents from Gangelt in the Duchy of Jülich. He lived in Duisburg from 1552. He is remembered for the Mercator chart named after him.