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Mondo Nvovo [cartographic material] 



Place of creation




1 map : b.&w. ; 11 x 15 cm on sheet 30 x 20 cm.

Scope and content

Shows North America.

Cartographic material
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Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist.
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC16977
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Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection Item #151
Cartographic material
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151 Item no. assigned by LAC 151
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Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA
Local class no.
H3/1000/[1572] (1620)

Terms of use

Credit Library and Archives Canada.
Copyright expired.

Additional information

Copperplate engraving.

Pictorial relief.

Includes compass rose.

"161" in upper right corner.

Title above map " Descrittione dellisole & Terra di Santa Croce, OVERS MONDO NVOVO".

On verso: text titled "Dell'Isola di S. Croce." p. 162.

Map is a reduced rendering of an earlier map produced by Paolo Forlani.

From: Porcacchi's L'Isole piv famose del mondo descritte da Thomaso Porcacchi da Castiglione arretino e ntagliate da Girolamo Porro Padovano ...

Physical condition note
On verso the margin of paper is reinforced with brown tape which is leaching through paper.

Custodial history
Part of the Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection purchased by the Public Archives of Canada in 1981.

Related materials
For earlier state in atlas see: G/1029/.P6/1572/Vault (Amicus No. 26304772)

Cartographic math data
Scale indeterminate.

Citation / reference note
Burden, Entry 42, (1620, p.161)
Phillips, Entry 166, no 101.
McCorkle, Entry 572.1
Goss, Entry 12

Availability of other formats note
The microfiche version is NMC 16977

Subject heading

1. North America - Maps - Early works to 1800.


Other system control no.