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[World map in two hemispheres in gores]

PBC3995(1)

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Object ID PBC3995(1)
Description World map in two hemispheres in 36 gores. Polar projections. The map is copied from Mercator's 1538 double cordiform projection. Two corners contain circular portraits of Ptolemy and an unnamed person thought to be Paolo Cimerlino.
Date made [1555]

Artist/Maker Florianus, Antonius
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials paper
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