Map of Île-à-Vache and part of the coast of Hispaniola
Title on object: Caert van I. Vaca ende Bai gelegen aen Spangnola
The map shows Île-à-Vache and part of the southern coastline of present-day Haiti. The map was based on a map by Hessel Gerritsz made around 1630.
Other copies: Nationaal Archief VELH0619.103 and VEL560; Vatican Library Reg. Lat. 2105, fol. 73r. (The latter is available in the database of the Vatican.)
Part of the Carte di Castello, collected by Cosimo de Medici III in 1667 and 1669 during his tours through Europe. Cosimo III bought the 66 watercolours by Vingboons in December 1667 in Amsterdam, through mediation of Pieter Blaeu.Please contact Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana for reuse and copyrights.