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Map of the islands between the Bahamas and Cuba

Map of the islands between the Bahamas and Cuba
 
 

Title Leupe: Kaart van de Bahama eilanden, de noordkust van Cuba, met beschrijving der rivieren en banken enz.
This draft was made after the drawer Roelofsz. lost his ship near the Bahamas and managed to reach Cuba two weeks later. Notations on the map describe Roelofsz. shipwrecked around Cayo Tumbado in 1668 and sailed to Cuba with 74 peers on smaller vessels. The islands between Cuba and the Bahamas were all mapped during this search for land.

creator Roelofsz, L.

(land surveyor / mapmaker)

Colom, Arnold

(editor)

period

1680

material paper
category drawing
technique pen
dimension

0.46 - 0.64 EI.

number

VEL546

owner Nationaal Archief
location(s) The Bahamas Havana

Map/Chart/Plan   ship / vessel