Thornton's Portolan Map
Thornton, John

This lovely decorative chart is by John Thornton, an English chartmaker of the Thames School. It is an unusually late example of a portolan chart. Thornton was Hydrographer to the East India Company and produced many maps, both manuscript like this one and printed.

[Map of the Indian Ocean], by John Thornton, 1682. Map Res 117

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Image total size 16.7 x 25.0 cm
Print total size 20.7 x 29.0 cm

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