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Map of the World f. 4

Map of the World f. 4

Cartographer: Battista, Agnese

Medium: Ink and pigments on vellum

Date: 1564

Shelfmark: Add. MS 25442

Item number: f. 4

Length: 27.5

Width: 39

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Manuscript Map

This is a map of the world from a bound atlas of portolan charts dating from 1564. It is the work of Battista Agnese, a chart maker from Genoa, who prepared many Portolan Atlases in the 16th century. The British Isles are shown, with England and Scotland as one landmass.

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