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Scio

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; mounting
Measurements: 5 in x 6 1/2 in
Nomenclature: maps
Classification: cartography

Map of Scio (Chios, a Greek island on the Anatolian coast; one of the possible birthplaces of the poet Homer) with place names in Italian. Sea monsters in the water. Eight-pointed compass rose. Italian text from book of origin on verso.


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