Southern Africa


Southern Africa

Item Information

Title:
Southern Africa
Creator:
Roussin, Augustin
Cartographer:
Roussin, Augustin
Date:
[ca. 1620]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Boston Public Library
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
Collection (local):
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection
Subjects:
Nautical charts--Early works to 1800
Navigation
Africa--Maps--Early works to 1800
Notes:
Manuscript pen-and-ink and watercolor on vellum.
In a manuscript portolan atlas dated approximately 1620.
Includes decorative border and scale bar.
Includes illustrations of a ship, a sea monster and a native holding spears.
Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor on vellum.
This atlas has been preserved with a generous grant from Bank of America.
Extent:
1 manuscript map : hand colored ; 30 x 47 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:18,000,000
Language:
Spanish
Identifier:
06_01_000054
Call #:
G1059 .R6 1620x
Barcode:
30000005055980
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