95×53 mm, X6, 1992, op. # 23
owner (customer): Jan Rhebergen
Gerard Mercator and his cartographical instruments
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.
Gerard Mercator with globe