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
Map of Stalimene (Lemnos or Limnos; Aegean island) with place names in Italian (including La Scala, or Skala, the site of a medieval fort). Sea monsters in the water, including a centipede-whale chimaera in top right. Eight-pointed compass rose. Italian text from book of origin on verso.