Map of the world of Christopher Columbus.
- Map of the world of Christopher Columbus.
- Columbus, Christopher, Hammer, Heinrich, active 1480-1496, cartographer, and Rosselli, Francesco di Lorenzo, 1445-1513
- Published / Created
- ca. 1489
"Opus [fecit?] Henricus Martellus Germanus."
Devised devised by cataloger.
Map is drawn on "pseudo-cordiform" projection.
Mounted on canvas. An engraved border is pasted on canvas around the map.
Represents the whole of the Old World (Europe, Africa, Asia).
Twelve windheads, with short descriptive legends in scrolls, and conventional cloud symbols surround map; includes two longer legends in panels in bottom corners.
1 map on 9 sheets :
190 x 108 cm
hand colored ;
- Extent of Digitization
- Completely digitized
- Scale not determined.
- (W 5°--E 270°/N 85°--S 40°)., -005.000000, -040.000000, 085.000000, 270.000000, and a
- Call Number
- Art Storage 1980 157
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