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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, active 1580-1615.
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Date: 1563
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Description:
Portolan chart with seaport names given for all coastlines.
Title devised by cataloger.
Pen-and-ink in black, red, blue and green.
Contains five compass roses.
Decoration: city views with banners, animals, eight cherubs blowing winds, and Virgin Mary with child (on left edge).
Includes two islands in the North Atlantic "Stilanda" and "Frixlanda."
Physical Description:
1 map : manuscript, color, vellum ; 74 x 107 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: 2005108
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