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Reproduction (Hand-Coloured, Framed) of the First Portolan Chart of America, Probably c.1950

Inventory Number: 12645
Object Type:
Accession Number: 1956-85
Brief Description: Framed and glazed; glazed both sides, text on back.

A hand-coloured reproduction, on paper, of a chart of the Islands of the Caribbean and the south - eastern coast of North America, by Guillaume le Testu (c.1509-1572).
Primary Inscriptions:
Provenance: Purchased from Lt.-Col. R. W. Melville Lee, O.B.E., Stoke, Old Headington, Oxford in 1956.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Paper
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
539 390 23 mm

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