Charts and maps, Manuscript atlases

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[NE Atlantic, Lisbon to Cape Verde]

P/8(4)
Charts and maps

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Collection Charts and maps, Manuscript atlases
Gallery locationNot on display

Object details:

Object ID P/8(4)
Description Bound sheet. Col. ms. Medium: Vellum. Scale: [ca. 1:7 000 000 (lat)]. Cartographic Note: Latitude scale. Contents Note: Iconography: shields; flags; cities; animals and sea creatures. Bound in an atlas of six charts, unsigned and undated. The dating is very uncertain. The charts all have decorative scales and compass roses.
Date made [1550]

Artist/Maker Oliva, Joanne
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials Vellum
Measurements 33 x 54cm
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