Portolan Chart of the Mediterranean Region.

Collection: Osher Sheet Map Collection

Title: Portolan Chart of the Mediterranean Region.

Barcode: 319

Creator: Olives, Bartolomeo

Date Produced: 1583

Date Published: 1583

Language: English

Dimensions: vellum (animal skin) x

Printing Technique: manuscript

Material Type: vellum (animal skin)

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.

Collection/Donor: Osher

Permanent URL: https://oshermaps.org/map/319.0001