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Map of Curaçao

Map of Curaçao
 
 

Title Leupe: Kaart van het Eiland Curaçao.
This is an outline map of Curaçao which, given its almost identical image, possibly served as one, or even as the basic map for the reports of naval Captain Cornelis Schrijver in 1738-1739. The map was drawn by Lieutenant Hendrik Carel Wahl, one of the naval officers who assisted Schrijver in carrying out his commission. It mainly contains the location of ports.
North is up.
Scale-bar of [5] Rhineland scale = [approximately 1 : 95,000].

creator Wahl, Hendrik Carel

(land surveyor / mapmaker)

period

ca. 1738

material paper
category drawing
technique coloured drawing
dimension

66 x 98 cm.

number

VEL584

owner Nationaal Archief
location(s) Willemstad Piscaderabaai Sint Michielsbaai Vaersenbaai Bullenbaai Porto Marie St. Kruis Westpunt (Curaçao) Caracas Bay Barbara Strand Fuik Baai

Map/Chart/Plan  

Literature

  • Heijer, H. den, Grote Atlas van de West-Indische Compagnie = Comprehensive Atlas of the Dutch West India Company, II, de nieuwe WIC 1674-1791 = the new WIC 1674-1791 (Voorburg, 2012), 47