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[Portolan chart of the Mediterranean Sea, the North Atlantic Ocean, the Baltic Sea, and the northwestern African coast].

[Portolan chart of the Mediterranean Sea, the North Atlantic Ocean, the Baltic Sea, and the northwestern African coast].

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Creator: Oliva, Joan, fl. 1580-1615
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Description:
Portolan chart with seaport names given for all coastlines.
Title devised by cataloger; last two numerals of date have been altered.
Pen-and-ink in black, red, blue and green.
Contains five compass roses.
Includes degrees of latitude along left edge: 18°N to 63°N.
Decoration: city views with banners, figures holding armorial shields, animals, and Jesus Christ on the cross flanked by the Virgin Mary and Mary Magdalene.
Includes two North Atlantic islands "Frislandia" and "Stilanda" in upper left corner and inset map of the world in the lower center.
Physical Description:
1 manuscript map :
color, vellum ;
64 x 99 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: 2003565
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