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S. Giovanni

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: engraving
Maker: Porro, Girolamo; Calignani, Simon; Angelieri, Giorgio
Place made: Italy, Veneto, Venezia, Venice
Date made: 1576
Materials: ink; laid paper
Measurements: 4 3/4 in x 6 1/2 in
Nomenclature: maps
Classification: cartography

Map of an island called "S. Giovanni" (San Giovanni?) with place names in Italian. Bordering islands include "Le vergins", "S. Croce", and a landmass identified as part of "Ya. Spagnola". Sea monsters in the water. Eight-pointed compass rose. Italian text from book of origin on verso.


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