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MAP #: 065B5

CARTOGRAPHER : BERTELLI, FERANDO

DATE: 1565

SHORT TITLE : [UNTITLED] CHART OF THE NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN

REMAINING TITLE & ID : DEDICATED TO LORD MARCO, BERTELLI'S PATRON (RECTANGULAR BOX, RIGHT CENTER). SCALE (TOP LEFT CORNER). COMPASS ROSE (CENTER). THERE IS NOTHING ON THE REVERSE SIDE. LONGITUDE (POSSIBLY EAST FROM FERRO ISLAND IN THE CANARIES, TOP AND BOTTOM BORDERS). LATITUDE (RIGHT AND LEFT BORDERS).


DATE OF PUBLICATION : S1565
PLACE OF PUBLICATION : VENICE
PUBLISHER : FERANDO BERTELLI
LANGUAGE(S) : IT SIZE (HEIGHT X WIDTH) : 24.0 X 35.5 CM.
SIZE - OTHER DATA : 41.0 X 55.0 CM. OM
SCALE - (RF) 1: : SCALE - OTHER DATA : NOT GIVEN
LIB. OF CONGRESS # : -
Md. HALL OF RECORDS # 1 : MSA SC1399-209 HUNTINGFIELD ACQ. # 1 : N027-HE2
REGION CATEGORY : THIS MAP IS NOT IMPORTANT TO A MD/CHESAPEAKE COLLECTION (9)
SPECIAL CATEGORY(IES) :
# SHEETS TO MAP : 1
MAP ORIENTATION : N
RELIEF SHOWN ? : YES
HYDROGRAPHIC DATA : NONE CARTOUCHE : NONE (1)
BORDER : SIMPLE SUB-DIVISIONAL FUNCTIONAL (6)
PRIME MERIDIAN(S) : UNSPECIFIED, BUT PROBABLY FERRO (22)
BEST INFO SOURCE : TOOLEY IS THE BEST FOUND.
DESCRIPTION : THIS VENETIAN CHART IS TYPICAL OF THOSE OF THE MID-SIXTEENTH CENTURY. IT COVERS AN AREA FROM EASTERN EUROPE TO CENTRAL NORTH AMERICA, INCLUDING THE EAST COAST OF NORTH AMERICA. IT IS SIGNIFICANT IN A MARYLAND-CHESAPEAKE COLLECTION ONLY IN THAT IT ILLUSTRATES THAT NEITHER THE CHESAPEAKE BAY NOR ITS MOUTH IS YET ON THE MAP. AN ENGRAVED PORTOLAN-STYLE CHART, IT CONTAINS SEVERAL SIGNIFICANT PLACE NAMES IN AMERICA, INCLUDING CANADA, ARCADIA, AND OCHELAY (MONTREAL). IN THE MIDDLE OF THE 16th CENTURY, ITALY WAS THE CENTER OF THE EUROPEAN MAP TRADE, REFLECTING ITS WEALTH, THE COSMOPOLITAN ENTERPRISE OF ITS INHABITANTS, AND THE EXCELLENT WORKMANSHIP OF ITS ENGRAVERS. BERTELLI WAS ONE OF THE LEADING PUBLISHERS AND ENGRAVERS OF VENICE, WHERE MOST MAPS OF AN INTERNATIONAL CHARACTER WERE PUBLISHED.

DATA IS FROM TOOLEY, LAYNG AND FROM OBSERVATION OF THE MAP IN THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION.

EDITION & STATE INFO : ONLY A SINGLE EDITION AND STATE OF THIS MAP AS DESCRIBED HAS BEEN IDENTIFIED.

HFC OWNERSHIP DATA : THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION HAS A BEAUTIFUL COLORED COPY OF THIS MAP WITH AN ACQ. # OF N027-HE2 AND A MDHR # OF MSA SC1399-209.

BIBLIGRAPHICAL REFS. : TOOLEY,R.V., "MAPS IN ITALIAN ATLASES OF THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY", IN IMAGO MUNDI 3, AMSTERDAM: N. ISRAEL, 1970 (REPRINT), 12-47; LAYNG, T.E., 16TH CENTURY MAPS OF CANADA, OTTAWA: PUBLIC ARCHIVES OF CANADA, 1956; MULLER, F., REMARKABLE MAPS, I, PL. 10 (REPRODUCTION).

November 13, 1992


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