Charts and maps, Manuscript atlases

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Charts and maps

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Collection Charts and maps, Manuscript atlases
Gallery locationNot on display

Object details:

Object ID P/24(7)
Description Bound sheet. Col. ms. Medium: Vellum. Scale: [ca. 1:75 000 000 (lat)]. Cartographic Note: Latitude scale. Equator divided but not numbered. Additional Places: Indian Ocean. Contents Note: Iconography: winds depicted and labelled in Italian and German; one Portuguese and two Chinese ships; enthroned rulers. Bound in an atlas of twenty-four cartographic items titled: 'Seekarten von Battista Agnese Anno MDLIV.d.IV.May.' The atlas also includes astronomical tables and diagrams. Text in Latin, titles and place names in German outside borders.
Date made 1554

Artist/Maker Agnese, Battista
Place made Venice
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials Vellum
Measurements 26 x 40cm
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