Nigritarum regio


Nigritarum regio

Item Information

Title:
Nigritarum regio
Title (alt.):
Collection of old maps
Creator:
Blaeu, Joan, 1596-1673
Name on Item:
Joannes Blaeu excud.
Date:
[1662?]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Boston Public Library
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
Collection (local):
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection
Subjects:
Africa, West--Maps--Early works to 1800
Places:
West Africa (area)
Publisher:
Amstelaedami [Amsterdam] : Joannes Blaeu
Notes:
Relief shown pictorially.
Map includes decorative title and scale statement cartouches with native figures and local fauna. Map interior displays three elephants.
Verso is blank.
Covers west Africa from Tropic of Cancer southward.
Place names in Latin and Portuguese.
Cataloging, conservation, and digitization made possible in part by The National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor.
Part of composite portfolio atlas with title "Collection of old maps."
Extent:
1 map ; 38 x 57 cm.
Scale:
Scale [ca. 1:12,000,000]
Language:
Latin
Portuguese
Identifier:
06_01_010015
Call #:
G1015 .C651 1630
Barcode:
30000003115209
Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
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