Maps [Portolan chart of the Mediterranean and Black Seas with the west coast of Spain and Portugal]

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Title
[Portolan chart of the Mediterranean and Black Seas with the west coast of Spain and Portugal]
Contributor Names
Oliva, Placido, active 1575-1615.
Created / Published
[158-?]
Subject Headings
-  Seaports--Mediterranean Sea--Maps--Early works to 1800
-  Mediterranean Sea--Maps--Early works to 1800
-  Mediterranean Sea
Genre
Manuscript maps
Portolan charts
Early maps
Notes
-  Portolan chart with seaport names given for all coastlines.
-  Title devised by cataloguer.
-  Fragmentary signature on upper right portion leading into neck reads "Io Placid...".
-  Oriented with north to the right (indicated by fleurs-de-lys).
-  Contains 10 small and 4 large compass roses centered on Sicily.
-  LC Nautical charts on vellum, 14.
-  Pen-and-ink and goauche, with traces of gilding.
-  Includes 2 scale bars (unidentified units), fragment of an illustration on the neck, and many illustrations throughout.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Medium
1 manuscript map : color, vellum ; 74 x 51 cm, matted and mounted between transparent lucite sheets 93 x 71 cm, sealed by tape at edges.
Call Number/Physical Location
G5672.M4P5 158- .O4
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g5672m.ct003875
Library of Congress Control Number
2012586591
Online Format
image
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2012586591
Library of Congress Online Catalog
https://catalog.loc.gov/vwebv/search?searchCode=STNO&searchArg=2012586591&searchType=1&recCount=10
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MODS Record
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Chicago citation style:

Oliva, Placido, Active. [Portolan chart of the Mediterranean and Black Seas with the west coast of Spain and Portugal]. [158-?, 1575] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2012586591/. (Accessed December 05, 2016.)

APA citation style:

Oliva, P. (1575) [Portolan chart of the Mediterranean and Black Seas with the west coast of Spain and Portugal]. [158-?] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2012586591/.

MLA citation style:

Oliva, Placido, Active. [Portolan chart of the Mediterranean and Black Seas with the west coast of Spain and Portugal]. [158-?, 1575] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/2012586591/>.