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Map of Rio de Janeiro from 1682
“Pas-kaart, Van de Zee-Kusten van, Brazilia, Tusschen, C.S. Thome en I.S. Catharina…”, Keulen, Johannes van
Rare sea chart of the Brazilian coast from Illia S. Catharina to Cabo S. Thome, along with an inset of Rio Ianeiro (Rio de Janeiro and Guanabara Bay).
The decorative chart is filled with rhumb lines, two compass roses, and a sailing ship. The title cartouche is flanked by natives trading goods with a European merchant, and a tent in the background.
Map of Rio de Janeiro from 1682 – Historical Map