Collection: Osher Sheet Map Collection
Title: Portolan Chart of the Mediterranean Region.
Creator: Olives, Bartolomeo
Date Produced: 1583
Date Published: 1583
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.
Permanent URL: https://oshermaps.org/map/319.0001