World Map 16th Century Cantino Planisphere Baby T-Shirt
The most important manuscript map surviving from the early Age of Discovery, the Cantino World Map is named for Alberto Cantino, an Italian diplomatic agent in Lisbon who obtained it in 1502 for the Duke of Ferrara. The Cantino planisphere (or Cantino World Map) is the earliest surviving map showing Portuguese Discoveries in the east and west. It is named after Alberto Cantino, an agent for the Duke of Ferrara, who successfully smuggled it from Portugal to Italy in 1502. It is arguably the earliest positively dated map of America and shows the islands of the Caribbean and the Florida coastline, as well as Africa, Europe and Asia, with considerable precision. 1502 World map is a wonderful work of art for the study of history, geography, art history, early artist techniques and enjoyment for all to view. Please, feel free to customize the size of this map print to your specific needs, you may also choose the matte, paper and add a frame. You can view additional products with this map from this shop, we offer t-shirts, hats, magnets, stickers, mouse pads, mugs and many more to choose.