Map Maritime Atlas.
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- Maritime Atlas.
- This work is an illuminated and illustrated maritime atlas, referred to as the Walters Deniz atlası. It is one of the earliest Ottoman atlases, tentatively dated to around the mid-16th century. The work contains eight double-page charts executed on parchment. Four of the maps show the Mediterranean, Aegean, and Black seas. There is also a world map and a chart of the Indian Ocean. The various geographical names are written in black nasta'līq script. A distinguishing feature of this atlas is the detailed approach to representing such features as city vignettes. The charts are drawn in various colors, including black, red, gold, green, blue, deep rose, light green, and yellow.
- Created / Published
- [place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], [1500 to 1600]
- Subject Headings
- - 1500 to 1600
- - Illuminations
- - Nautical charts
- - World maps
- - Title devised, in English, by Library staff.
- - "Walters Ms. W.660"--Note extracted from World Digital Library.
- - Original resource extent: Dimensions: 22.5 centimeters wide by 30 centimeters high. Foliation: ii+9.
- - Original resource at: Walters Art Museum.
- - Content in Ottoman Turkish (1500-1928).
- - Description based on data extracted from World Digital Library, which may be extracted from partner institutions.
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Maritime Atlas. [Place of Publication Not Identified: Publisher Not Identified, to 1600, 1500] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021668462/.
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(1500) Maritime Atlas. [Place of Publication Not Identified: Publisher Not Identified, to 1600] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021668462/.
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Maritime Atlas. [Place of Publication Not Identified: Publisher Not Identified, to 1600, 1500] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021668462/>.
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