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Frisland

PBC3995(9)

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Object ID PBC3995(9)
Description Frisland is one of the phatom islands which appeared in the North Atlantic from the sixteenth into the eighteenth century, having appeared in a 1558 map by Nicolo Zeno, supposedly showing the geographical results of a 1390 voyage by the Venetian Zeno brothers. It has been argued that the inclusion of Frisland in maps was in fact a double mapping of Iceland.
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Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials paper
Measurements Printed area: 185 mm x 250 mm
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