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World map by Martellus, 15TH CENTURY, 15th century CE, AFRICA, CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, carte, Cartography, MAP, Map, Geography, MAPS, Martellus, Henricus (15th-16th CE), SOUTHERN AFRICA, style and period, WORLD MAP, World, General

World map by Martellus

World map by Henricus Martellus Germanus, otherwise known as Heinrich Hammer. (Whole map) World map, including the Cape of Good Hope, rounded by Bartolomeo Dias in 1488. From: Insularium illustratum, c.1490. Ink and tempera on parchment. Add. MS 15760.
British Library, London, Great Britain
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© British Library Board / Robana / Art Resource, NY
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