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Land map of Palestine in the portolan style. Includes areas identified with Palestine on both sides of the Jordan. Richly decorated, with numerous towns represented pictorially and many mountains and rivers shown.

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Land map of Palestine in the portolan style.  Includes areas identified with Palestine on both sides of the Jordan.  Richly decorated, with numerous towns represented pictorially and many mountains and rivers shown.

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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
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UUID: 76ccf990-c6b5-012f-d3c2-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

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

MLA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Land map of Palestine in the portolan style. Includes areas identified with Palestine on both sides of the Jordan. Richly decorated, with numerous towns represented pictorially and many mountains and rivers shown." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1552. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ea09-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Land map of Palestine in the portolan style. Includes areas identified with Palestine on both sides of the Jordan. Richly decorated, with numerous towns represented pictorially and many mountains and rivers shown." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 31, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ea09-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1552). Land map of Palestine in the portolan style. Includes areas identified with Palestine on both sides of the Jordan. Richly decorated, with numerous towns represented pictorially and many mountains and rivers shown. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ea09-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Land map of Palestine in the portolan style.  Includes areas identified with Palestine on both sides of the Jordan.  Richly decorated, with numerous towns represented pictorially and many mountains and rivers shown.