Kublai Khan gives the Polos their passport, c1280s, (early 15th century). Artist: Master of Boucicaut

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Kublai Khan gives the Polos their passport, c1265-1269, (early 15th century). Marco Polo (1254-1324) Venetian traveller and merchant, left Venice with his father and uncle in 1271. Seventeen years later he returned with tales of his experiences. Here Kublai Khan (1214-1294), Great Khan of the Moguls and Emperor of China, presents the Polos with the golden tablet which is their passport. Miniature from Le Livre des Merveilles de Marco Polo (Book of Marvels of Marco Polo), illuminated manuscript from the Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris.


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Creator
  1. Master of Boucicaut: French: Artist, manuscript illuminator
Subject
  1. Marco Polo: Italian, Venetian: Explorer, merchant, adventurer, traveller
  2. Niccolo Polo: Venetian: merchant, traveller
  3. Kubla Khan: Mongolian, Mongol, Chinese: Emperor, ruler

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