Map[Portolan chart of the Mediterranean Sea ca. 1320-1350 : manuscript chart of the Mediterranean and Black seas on vellum]. 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...
- Date: 1320
MapCarta postale e stradale dell'Italia Relief shown by hachures. LC copy sectioned into 24 and mounted on cloth, folding to 19 x 13 cm. In manuscript on verso lower left: 139 Italy 1821. In manuscript on blue bordered label on verso lower right: 15. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. In Italian. Legend in Italian and German.
- Contributor: Pinnetti, G. A. F. - Fillmore, Millard - Artaria & Co.
- Date: 1821