Portolan Chart of the Mediterranean Region.

Collection: Osher Collection

Name: Portolan Chart of the Mediterranean Region.

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Dimensions: vellum (animal skin) x

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Notes: Inscription in Spanish records that the chart was made in the fortress of Salvador in Messina, Sicily. Olives came from a family of Majorcan chart makers. Decorations include real and mythical animals, castles and fortresses, miniature town views specifically of the port towns of Venice and Genoa.

OCLC: 891668385

Accession Number: OS-1583-2

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