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Portolan chart of the Mediterranean Sea and the Black Sea.

Portolan chart of the Mediterranean Sea and the Black Sea.

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Creator: Roselli, Petrus, active 1446-1468.
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Date: [approximately 1450-1475]
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Description:
Imperfect: lower left corner and bottom edge torn, with some loss of map; slight holes throughout. With leather thone tie on left edge.
Constantinople shown still in Christian possession; Thrace in possession of the Turks.
Contains two compass roses.
Decoration: city views with banners.
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 ; 56 x 104 cm
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Scale not determined.
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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Source Digital Format:
High Resolution (image/tiff)
Object ID: 2005112
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