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Title Manuscript portolan atlas of the world
Cartographer Lopes, Sebastião; Pinto, Manoel S. (fl. 1705); Bernard Quaritch (firm)
Document Type Map; Art
Description Unsigned and undated Portuguese manuscript compiled c.1565 in Lisbon by Sebastiaõ Lopes. Contains drawing of the crucifixion, a text on solar movements and moveable feasts, calendar tables and maps of the known world.
Places Europe, Asia, Africa, Central America, South America
Keywords colonialism, exploration, art, map
Theme American Indians and the European Powers
Culture Area Mesoamerica, Southwest, California
Language Portuguese
Physical Description

1 manuscript atlas ([24] leaves): 24 maps, 3 illustrations, 6 tables, hand-coloured vellum; 47 cm.

Pen-and-ink and paint (brown, green, blue, red, gold, yellow).

Additional Information

Attribution, description, and complete reproduction in Cortesaõ, Armando and A. Teixeira da Mota, Portugaliae monumenta cartographica (Lisbon, 1960-1962) v. 4, pp. 3-14 and plates 392-406.

Scale not determined.

Ink signature on paper endleaf: 'Sr. Manoel S. Pinto, Collegial no anno 1705'. In pencil: 'Quaritch 1902'.

Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT folio Ayer MS map 26
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue