Map Image 1 of Nautical Atlas of the World, Folio 2 Recto, Northeastern Atlantic Ocean and Northern Europe and Folio 2 Verso, Central Atlantic Ocean with the Azores.

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Title
Nautical Atlas of the World, Folio 2 Recto, Northeastern Atlantic Ocean and Northern Europe and Folio 2 Verso, Central Atlantic Ocean with the Azores.
Summary
The map presented here is from the Miller Atlas in the collections of the National Library of France. Produced for King Manuel I of Portugal in 1519 by cartographers Pedro Reinel, his son Jorge Reinel, and Lopo Homem and miniaturist António de Holanda, the atlas contains eight maps on six loose sheets, painted on both sides. One side of this map (folio 2 recto in the atlas) shows Northern Europe, including the British Isles, Scandinavia, and Iceland, and the northeastern Atlantic Ocean, labeled Mare Congelatu (Frozen Sea). Four ships on the map fly the Portuguese Cross of the Order of Christ as they sail the ocean. There are many heraldic shields; some are black with red devices, others are shown in gold leaf, which is also used to pick out some islands. Many red banners and gold letters identify places by their Latin names, such as Cenabum (Orléans), Lugdunum (Lyon), and Borbetomagus (Worms, Germany). The other side (folio 2 verso) shows the central Atlantic Ocean with the Azores; the right half folio is blank. Insula Viridis is present-day Greenland. The atlas takes its name from Emmanuel Miller, who purchased it in 1855 from a bookseller in Santarém, Portugal. Miller's widow sold it to the National Library of France in 1897.
Contributor Names
Holanda, António de, approximately 1480-1556 Illustrator.
Homem, Lopo, flourished 1517-1565 Cartographer.
Manuel I, King of Portugal, 1469-1521 Patron.
Reinel, Jorge, active 16th century Cartographer.
Reinel, Pedro, born approximately 1464 Cartographer.
Created / Published
[place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 1519.
Subject Headings
-  Belgium
-  Denmark
-  Estonia
-  France
-  Germany
-  Iceland
-  Ireland
-  Latvia
-  Lithuania
-  Netherlands
-  Norway
-  Russian Federation
-  Sweden
-  United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
-  1519
-  Baltic Sea
-  Coasts
-  Forts and fortifications
-  North Sea
-  Portolan charts
Notes
-  Title devised, in English, by Library staff.
-  Original resource extent: 1 map, 3 pages, vellum : illustrations ; 42 x 59 centimeters.
-  Reference extracted from World Digital Library: Catherine Hofmann, Hélène Richard, Emmanuelle Vagnon, et al., The Golden Age of Maritime Maps: When Europe Discovered the World (Buffalo, NY: Firefly, 2013).
-  Original resource at: National Library of France.
-  Content in Latin.
-  Description based on data extracted from World Digital Library, which may be extracted from partner institutions.
Medium
1 online resource.
Source Collection
Miller Atlas
Digital Id
https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.wdl/wdl.18558
Library of Congress Control Number
2021668716
Online Format
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Chicago citation style:

Holanda, António De, Approximately Illustrator, Lopo Homem, King Of Portugal Manuel I, Jorge Reinel, and Pedro Reinel. Nautical Atlas of the World, Folio 2 Recto, Northeastern Atlantic Ocean and Northern Europe and Folio 2 Verso, Central Atlantic Ocean with the Azores. [Place of Publication Not Identified: Publisher Not Identified, 1519] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021668716/.

APA citation style:

Holanda, A. D., Homem, L., Manuel I, K. O. P., Reinel, J. & Reinel, P. (1519) Nautical Atlas of the World, Folio 2 Recto, Northeastern Atlantic Ocean and Northern Europe and Folio 2 Verso, Central Atlantic Ocean with the Azores. [Place of Publication Not Identified: Publisher Not Identified] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021668716/.

MLA citation style:

Holanda, António De, Approximately Illustrator, et al. Nautical Atlas of the World, Folio 2 Recto, Northeastern Atlantic Ocean and Northern Europe and Folio 2 Verso, Central Atlantic Ocean with the Azores. [Place of Publication Not Identified: Publisher Not Identified, 1519] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021668716/>.

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