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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: Becharius, Franciscus.
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Date: 1403
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Description:
Imperfect: left edge torn and repaired with manuscript (17th century?) paper waste. In frame 93 x 139 cm.
Portolan chart with seaport names given for all coastlines.
Title devised by cataloger.
"Francischus becharius cuius lanue [con]posuit cartam presentem i[n] civitate Saone millessimo ccc̊c tercio de mense febry."
Pen-and-ink in black, red, blue and green.
Contains one compass roses.
Decoration: city views with banners.
Includes degrees of latitude along left edge: 26°N to 55°N.
Scale of leagues at upper and lower edges. Includes two additional bar scales, "Duitse mylen" and "Spaenis mylen."
Physical Description:
1 map on 2 sheets : manuscript, color, vellum ; 80 x 127 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: 2005106
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