Scanned Maps

[De Capitanie van Rio Grande, Paraiba, Itamarca, Paranambuca, Camera de Ciriânhaija in de Capitanie Paranambuca, Camera de Porto Calvo in de Capitanie Paranambuca, Camera d'Alagoas in de Capitanie de Paranambuca, Capitanie Ciriji], Sheet 7

Creator/Contributor:
Marggraf, Georg, 1610-1644
Description:
Shows roads, native settlements, plantations, sugar mills, churches, forts, harbors, etc.
Place Of Origin:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Creation Date:
[1643?]
1643
Extent:
1 ms. map on 9 sheets : hand col. ; sheets 54 x 64 cm., or smaller.
Language:
Dutch; Flemish
Genre:
map
Maps.
Early maps.
Manuscript maps.
Maps
Early works to 1800
Digital Format:
Images
Contents:
sheet [1] Capitanie van Rio Grande -- sheet [2] Capitanie van Paraiba -- sheet [3] Western deel van de Capitanie de Paraiba -- sheet [4] Capitanie van Itamarca -- sheet [5] Paranamabuca -- sheet [6] Camera de Ciriânhaija in de Capitanie Paranambuca -- sheet [7] Camera de Porto Calvo in de Capitanie Paranambuca -- sheet [8] Camera d'Alagoas in de Capitanie de Paranambuca -- sheet [9] Capitanie Ciriji.
Subjects:
Coasts--Brazil, Northeast--Maps--Early works to 1800
Brazil, Northeast--Maps--Early works to 1800
Notes:
Relief shown pictorially.
Pen and ink, watercolor on paper.
Includes inset: Rio St. Francisco (sheet [9])
Title given by cataloger.
Manuscript map, possibly a copy of the surveys of the Dutch colony in Brazil made by Georg Marggraf, which were later printed as: "Brasilia qua parte paret Belgis/ Iohannes Mauritius... hanc omnium quae ante hac fuêrunt novissimam et accuratissimam Brasiliae Belgicae tabulam singulari cura suis sumtibu, deliniari et anno d. MDCXLIV in Belgium redux sculpi perficique curavit anno MDCLXVI. Brasiliae geographica & hydrographica tabula nova... quam propriis observationibus ac dimensionibus diuturna peregrinatione a se habitis, fundamentaliter superstruebat & delineabat Georgius Marggraphius germanus, anno Christi 1643.
Appears in: Casparis Barlaei rerum per octennium in Brasilia et alibi nuper gestarum sub praefectura illustrissimi comitis I. Mauritii... historia. Amsterdami : Ioannis Blaeu, 1647.
Another version of the plates appears in: Atlas major. Amsterdam : Blaeu, 1662. (V. 11, maps nos. 18-21)
Also available online.
Series:
Harvard Map Collection digital maps
Repository:
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard University
Record ID:
990130980190203941_FHCL:8403321