Maps [Portolan chart of the Mediterranean Sea ca. 1320-1350 : manuscript chart of the Mediterranean and Black seas on vellum].
- [Portolan chart of the Mediterranean Sea ca. 1320-1350 : manuscript chart of the Mediterranean and Black seas on vellum].
- Created / Published
- Subject Headings
- - Nautical charts--Mediterranean Sea
- - Nautical charts--Black Sea
- - Coasts--Mediterranean Sea
- - Coasts--Black Sea
- - Harbors--Mediterranean Sea
- - Harbors--Black Sea
- - Mediterranean Sea
- - Black Sea
- - Anonymous nautical chart in portolan style probably drawn in Genoa.
- - Covers Mediterranean Sea from the Balearic Islands to the Levantine coast; also covers western part of Black Sea.
- - Oldest original cartographic artifact in the Library of Congress.
- - Title from printed label on box in which the map is housed.
- - Pen-and-ink (red/green/brown).
- - Matted and mounted between sheets of transparent lucite.
- - Sheet cut into the shape of an irregular rectangle.
- - Imperfect: Vertically fold-lined at center, cracked, annotated in pencil on verso.
- - Includes bar scale with unidentified divisions.
- - The green rhumb lines on the recto are also visible on the verso.
- - LC Nautical charts on vellum 3
- - Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
- - Purchase; Ludwig Rosenthal, Munich; 1914.
- 1 ms. map : vellum ; 43 x 59 cm.
- Call Number
- G5672.M4P5 13-- .P6
- Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
- Digital Id
- g5672m ct000821 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g5672m.ct000821
- Library of Congress Catalog Number
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