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Map of the northern part of South America

Map of the northern part of South America
 
 

Map of the northern part of South America.
Tabula Geographica Peruae, Brasiliae & Amazonum Regionis
Carte de la Terre Ferme du Perou, du Bresil, et du Pays des Amazones.
The map has been pasted onto white paper.
Bottom left, in pencil: 93.
The title is flanked by allegorical figures (Amazons) and topped by a sun with facial features, and plant motifs.
On the map mountains, buildings and vegetation has been sketched in.
Dresseé sur les Descriptions de Herrera, de Laet, et des PP. d' Acuña, et M. Rodriguez, et sur plusieurs Relations et Observations posterieures.

creator Mortier, C.

(publisher)

Covens, Johannes

(publisher)

Isle, Guillaume L'

(copied after)

period

1700 - 1750

material

paper

category print
technique

coloured engraving

inscriptiion

Tabula Geographica Peruae, Brasiliae & Amazonum Regionis / Carte de la Terre Ferme du Perou, du Bresil, et du Pays des Amazones Mortier, C.

dimension

53,2 x 62,5 cm

number

NG-501-93

owner Rijksmuseum Amsterdam
location(s) Isla la Tortuga Aruba Cayenne Sao Luís Fortaleza Natal Itamaracà eiland Joao Pessoa Olinda Recife Antigo Cabo de Santo Agostinho Sergipe del Rey Salvador
fortification(s) Zeelandia, fort (Paramaribo) Schoonenburg, fort (Fortaleza) Maurits, fort (Penedo)

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