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Map of Guiana

Map of Guiana
 
 

Map of Guiana
Gviana sive Amazonvm
In the interior a large lace, Parime Lacus, with the legendary city of El Dorado at its west coast. Both the city and the lake harked back to mythical accounts of the late 16th century, but were still present in maps produced decades later.
A waterfall is located on a tributary of the Amazon: Vallen, storting van het water
This map closely resembles that of Koninklijke Bibliotheek, inv.nr. 36 G 19 na p. 552.

creator Meurs, Jacob van

(publisher)

Meurs, Jacob van

(land surveyor / mapmaker)

period

ca. 1671

material

paper

category print
technique

engraving

inscriptiion

Gviana sive Amazonvm Meurs, Jacob van

dimension

29,5 x 36,5 cm

number

185 B 14 deel II, na p. 528

owner Koninklijke Bibliotheek
location(s) Comaribo Cajamue eiland

banderole / cartouche / ornamentation   Map/Chart/Plan   compass / dial   Person   North and South Americans   European  

Literature

  • Montanus, Arnout, De nieue en onbekende weereld: of beschrijving van America en 't Zuidland […] (Amsterdam, 1671)