Media Information

 
 
 
Collection:
JCB Map Collection
Accession Number:
08641
File Name:
08641-2
Call #:
Codex Z 4
Map title:
[Map of the world]
Place of Publication:
[Genoa]
Publication date:
[ca. 1565]
Map size height:
24.8 cm.
Map size width:
36.8 cm.
Item description:
manuscript, hand coloring
Geographical description:
Map of the world. The western boundaries of North America are blank and South America is largely blank. Cartographic elements include windroses, rhumb lines, scale, some topographical details, and sea banks or shoals. Includes representation of Tenochtitlán or Mexico City.
Source author:
Gisolfo, Marco Francesco
Source title:
[Portolan atlas]
Source place:
[Genoa]
Cartobibliographic notes:
Attributed to Gisolfo, a pupil of Battista Agnese; only eight manuscripts attributed to Gisolfo are known, including three which were owned by members of the Medici family.
References:
John Carter Brown, Annual Report, 1913, p. 20
Geographic Area:
World
Normalized date:
1565

[Map of the world]