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: 6 3/4 in x 4 3/4 in
Map of Milo (Milos, or Melos; the Greek island that was once home to the Venus de Milo) with place names in Italian. Sea monsters and whales in the water. Eight-pointed compass rose. Italian text from book of origin on verso.