Maps [Portolan chart of the Mediterranean and connecting seas].
Early Works to 1800
- [Portolan chart of the Mediterranean and connecting seas].
- Created / Published
- [ca. 1550?]
- Subject Headings
- - Nautical charts--Mediterranean Sea--Early works to 1800
- - Seaports--Mediterranean Sea--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
- - Mediterranean Sea--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
- - Mediterranean Sea
- - Portolan chart with seaport names given for all coastlines. Does not cover Black Sea.
- - Title devised by cataloguer.
- - Oriented with north to the right (indicated by fleurs-de-lys).
- - Contains 11 compass roses in a circle centered on Sicily, 2 additional roses in Iberia, and rhumb lines connecting all roses and some central points without roses.
- - Manuscript: pen-and-ink (brown) and dark watercolors.
- - LC Nautical charts on vellum, 12.
- - Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
- - Includes 4 scale bars (unidentified) and a large compass rose at top (in neck of sheet) containing a drawing of the Madonna and Child.
- 1 ms. map : col., vellum ; 50 x 19 cm., on sheet 51 x 20 cm., matted and mounted between transparent lucite sheets 64 x 39 cm., sealed by tape at edges.
- Call Number
- G5672.M4P5 1550 .P6
- Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
- Digital Id
- g5672m ct003136 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g5672m.ct003136
- Library of Congress Catalog Number
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