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Map of the world of Christopher Columbus.

Map of the world of Christopher Columbus.

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Creator: Hammer, Heinrich, active 1480-1496, cartographer Columbus, Christopher Rosselli, Francesco di Lorenzo, 1445-1513
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Date: ca. 1489
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Description:
Mounted on canvas. An engraved border is pasted on canvas around the map.
Devised devised by cataloger.
"Opus [fecit?] Henricus Martellus Germanus."
Map is drawn on "pseudo-cordiform" projection.
Represents the whole of the Old World (Europe, Africa, Asia).
Twelve windheads, with short descriptive legends in scrolls, and conventional cloud symbols surround map; includes two longer legends in panels in bottom corners.
Physical Description:
1 map on 9 sheets :
hand colored ;
190 x 108 cm
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Scale not determined.
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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High Resolution (image/tiff)
Object ID: 2007580
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