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Map of the Caribbean


Map of the Caribbean

Danckerts, Cornelis / Anoniem / Anonymous

Map of the Caribbean.

Stoel des Oorlogs in America waar in vertoont werden alle desself voornaamste eylande.

Insulae Americanae Nempe: Cuba, Hispaniola, Iamaica, Pto Rico, Lucania, Antiliae, vulgo Caribae Barlo-et sotto-Vento etc..

Flanking the island of S. Christofal, today's St. Kitts, is Frans Holland. It is not known, however, if this island was ever (partly) held by the Dutch and if so, for how long.

Top left a key setting out the meaning of the symbols used.

Bottom left, in pencil: 90.

The map has been pasted onto white paper.

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