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Map of Africa

Map of Africa
 
 

Map of Africa.
Africae Accurata Tabula.
The map is taken from the Atlas Blaeu-Van der Hem.
Nicolaas Visscher dedicated the chart to Gerardus Schaep, master of Kortenhoeff, ambassador for the Republic in Sweden and Denmark.
This map strongly resembles Österreichische Nationalbibliothek, Vienna, inv. nr. Van der Hem 35:04 and Van der Hem 37:02, only the colouring differs.

creator Visscher I, Nicolaas

(publisher)

period

1656 - 1677

material

paper

category print
technique

coloured engraving

inscriptiion

Africae Accurata Tabula Visscher I, Nicolaas

dimension

43,5 x 54,5 cm

number

Van der Hem 36: 02

owner Österreichische Nationalbibliothek
location(s) Maroantsetra Mahebourg Maputo Cape Town Mosselbaai Saldanha Robbeneiland Dasseneiland St. Helena eiland Loango Luanda Cabinda Cambamba Mayumba Annobon Principe São Tomé Corisco, Island Benin City Elmina Mouri Accra Takoradi Abanzee Mount, Cape Arguin Rufisque
fortification(s) Mols, fort St. George, fort Nassau, fort (Mouri, Ghana)

Map/Chart/Plan   banderole / cartouche / ornamentation   fauna   ship / vessel   Person   Asians, Africans & Americans   compass / dial  

Literature

  • Krogt, Peter van der, The Atlas Blaeu - Van der Hem: of the Austrian National Library (Utrecht, 2005)