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[ Portolan chart of eastern North and Central America and northern South America] : manuscript, 1659
Title
[ Portolan chart of eastern North and Central America and northern South America] : manuscript, 1659
Description
Autograph (signed) map. Includes inscription: Made by Nicholas Comberford dwelling neare to the west end of the school house at the Sign of the Platt in Redcliffe. Anno 1659.
Includes names of ports and islands of various regions.
Title supplied by cataloger.
Matted and boxed.
Comberford was a map and sea-chart maker of the Thames School of chartmakers in 17th-century London.
MS Eng 1449. Houghton Library, Harvard University.
Creator
Comberford, Nicholas , active 1612-1670
Repository
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
Date
1656
Contributor
Liechtenstein, House of (former owner.)
Hauslab, Franz , 1798-1883 (former owner.)
Liechtenstein Map Collection (Houghton Library)
Format
1 drawing on 1 sheet : ink and watercolor on vellum ; 58 x 43 cm.
Language
eng
Type
Manuscript maps.
Marine charts.
Portolanos.
Maps-Great Britain-1659.
Maps, Manuscript
Early works to 1800
Citation
Comberford, Nicholas , active 1612-1670, “[ Portolan chart of eastern North and Central America and northern South America] : manuscript, 1659,” Colonial North American Project at Harvard, accessed July 23, 2017, http://colonialnorthamerican.library.harvard.edu/items/show/12046.