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Place of creation
G. van Keulen
Scope and content
A beautiful map of North and South America with many decorative elements including: a cartouche in upper left with a female representation of America, allegorical scenes in the South Pacific Ocean, ships in the Northern Atlantic including a battle, and a dedication in the lower right to Jacob Boreel, mayor of Amsterdam. Map has a large open lake in the Great Lakes region and California is shown as an island.
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist. Microfiche version is open
Credit Library and Archives Canada.
Engraver: Keulen, Gerard van, 1677-1726.
Prime meridian: Ferro.
Dedicated to "Iacobo Boreel" by G. van Keulen.
In the South Pacific are two elaborate allegorical scenes and in the North Atlantic are several sailing ships including a sea battle.
"94" appears in upper right margin.
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Citation / reference note
Availability of other formats note
1. North America - Maps - Early works to 1800.
2. South America - Maps - Early works to 1800.
3. Western hemisphere - Maps - Early works to 1800.
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