[A portolan chart of the Atlantic Ocean and adjacent continents].
Also shows the southeast Pacific Ocean, the southwest Indian Ocean, as well as the continents of South America, Africa, Europe, and portions of North America and Asia.
Relief shown pictorially.
Title supplied by cataloger.
LC Nautical charts on vellum, 16.
LC Luso-Hispanic World, Vellum Chart 16
Pen-and-ink, watercolors, and colored pencil, matted and mounted between panels of transparent Lucite plexiglass; the panels are riveted on a rigid frame (102 cm. x 118 cm.).
Includes pictures of a fort, circle of compass roses, flags, insignia, coast-of-arms, and religious figures.
Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Imperfect: Mended horizontal tears across left edge section, some losses along edges, discoloration throughout, with spotting along west side. Blue paint in lower right corner.
Ancient Maps from the Library of Congress. 13th -18th Century Maps.