Contemporary manuscript copy of his letter : Cochin, to Giuliano de'Medici, 1515 Jan. 6.

Record ID: 
108202
Accession number: 
MA 175
Author: 
Corsali, Andrea, b. 1487.
Date: 
1515 Jan. 6.
Description: 
1 item (26 p. on 14 leaves)
Notes: 

There are copies of this letter in the Mitchell Library (State Library of New South Wales), the British Library, and the Seminario Vescovile di Padova.
Watermark: Anchor in circle. Watermark, beta radiograph. Anchor in circle. 108202wm_MA_175_WM_beta.jpg

Summary: 

Describing Corsali's voyage from Lisbon to Cochin and including a drawing of the Southern Cross.

Housed in: 
Marbled paper covered boards (likely 19th-century).
Provenance: 
With bookplate of the Marquis d'Adda (Gerolamo d'Adda). Acquired by J. Pierpont Morgan from the Florentine dealer De Marinis, 1909. (Incorrect notes on old catalog card and in volume indicate that Morgan acquired the manuscript from Imbert.)