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Early cartographic representations of the Americas

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Connected Sites

  • Classical Weimar: Diogo Ribeiro Map (1527) at the Duchess Anna Amalia Library
  • Cracow: The Globus Jagellonicus or Jagiellonian globe, probably made in northern Italy or the south of France and dated to around 1510, is by some considered to be the oldest existing globe to show the Americas (wiki) - it's on display in The Collegium Maius located in Krak√≥w Old Town Link
  • Florence: Salla delle carte geografiche (1564-1571) at Palazzo Vecchio
  • Vatican City: Diogo Ribeiro Map (1527) at the Vatican Apostolic Library

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