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Eastern section of three-part world map in the portolan style showing the SW and E coasts of Africa, the Black Sea and Aegean regions, the Arabian peninsula, the Indian subcontinent, and eastern Asia. Latitude and longitude are indicated.

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Eastern section of three-part world map in the portolan style showing the SW and E coasts of Africa, the Black Sea and Aegean regions, the Arabian peninsula, the Indian subcontinent, and eastern Asia.  Latitude and longitude are indicated.

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Names
Agnese, Battista (16th cent.) (Cartographer)
Collection

Portolan atlas.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1552
Place Term: Venice
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Collection Ms. 005
Notes
Ownership : Perhaps commissioned by German patron. Coat of arms on f. 2 are probably those of the Neunstein branch of the Hohenlohe family, perhaps those of Count Georg von Hohenlohe-Weikersheim (d. 1551). Came to Spencer collection in 1920.

Content : Compass sunk into back pastedown.

Content : De Ricci, 1336. Library dossier. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest.

Content : Various maps and charts -- no single layout. Text on ff. 19v-20 in long lines, ruled in drypoint, some prickmarks visible.

Content : Parchment

Content : Animal and human figures sometimes appear in charts and maps.

Content : Charts and maps in various colors, rubrics.

Content: Henry Wagner dates this mansucript to ca. 1552, written and illuminated in Venice. Wagner draws his date in part from features in maps 1 & 4, including the presence of Baja, CA and the joining of England and Scotland into one land mass.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: 735f05b0-c6b5-012f-3ddb-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1552: Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Eastern section of three-part world map in the portolan style showing the SW and E coasts of Africa, the Black Sea and Aegean regions, the Arabian peninsula, the Indian subcontinent, and eastern Asia. Latitude and longitude are indicated." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1552. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ea00-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Eastern section of three-part world map in the portolan style showing the SW and E coasts of Africa, the Black Sea and Aegean regions, the Arabian peninsula, the Indian subcontinent, and eastern Asia. Latitude and longitude are indicated." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 30, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ea00-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1552). Eastern section of three-part world map in the portolan style showing the SW and E coasts of Africa, the Black Sea and Aegean regions, the Arabian peninsula, the Indian subcontinent, and eastern Asia. Latitude and longitude are indicated. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ea00-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Eastern section of three-part world map in the portolan style showing the SW and E coasts of Africa, the Black Sea and Aegean regions, the Arabian peninsula, the Indian subcontinent, and eastern Asia.  Latitude and longitude are indicated.