Early cartographic representations of the Americas

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Classical Weimar Diogo Ribeiro Map (1527) at the Duchess Anna Amalia Library
Florence Salla delle carte geografiche (1564-1571) at Palazzo Vecchio
Kraków 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 Kraków Old Town
Vatican City Diogo Ribeiro Map (1527) at the Vatican Apostolic Library


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