Map of Brazil 1700

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Map of Brazil 1700
Map of Brazil 1700 “Accuratissima Brasiliae Tabula”, Hondius/Schenk & Valck This handsome decorative map of Brazil is oriented with north to the right. Two insets show Dutch interests in the area (Baja de Todos los Sanctos & Pernambuco). The interior is largely devoid of geographical information; instead it features scenes of native life including warfare and cannibalism. Further decoration includes sailing ships, a sea monster, and two decorative cartouches.

Map of Brazil 1700

“Accuratissima Brasiliae Tabula”, Hondius/Schenk & Valck

This handsome decorative map of Brazil is oriented with north to the right. Two insets show Dutch interests in the area (Baja de Todos los Sanctos & Pernambuco). The interior is largely devoid of geographical information; instead it features scenes of native life including warfare and cannibalism. Further decoration includes sailing ships, a sea monster, and two decorative cartouches.

Map of Brazil 1700

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