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Portolan chart of the Mediterranean Sea, the North Atlantic Ocean, the Black Sea, and the northwestern African coast.

Portolan chart of the Mediterranean Sea, the North Atlantic Ocean, the Black Sea, and the northwestern African coast.

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Creator: Doran, Edmund.
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Date: [1586]
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Description:
Imperfect: chipped along bottom edge, with some loss of map.
Contains eleven compass roses.
Decoration: city views with banners, figures sitting on thrones, holding swords and armorial shields; animals; three fleur-de-lis.
Includes degrees of latitude along left edge: 25°N to 65°N.
Pen-and-ink in black, red, blue and green.
Portolan chart with seaport names given for all coastlines.
Title devised by cataloger.
Physical Description:
1 map : manuscript, color, vellum ; 65 x 92 cm
Scale:
Scale not determined.
Rights:
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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Source Digital Format:
High Resolution (image/tiff)
Object ID: 2005109
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