The Luso-Hispanic World in Maps

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COUNTRIES-STATES-CITIES:
Bahamas - Belize - Bolivia - Brazil - British Virgin Islands


BAHAMAS


An exact draught of the island of New Providence one of the Bahama Islands in the West Indies
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155. An exact draught of the island of New Providence one of the Bahama Islands in the West Indies. [mid-18th century]. Colored pen-and-ink ms., 50 x 105 cm. Scale ca. 1:50,000. 74-692182.

This well-executed English map of New Providence Island includes coastline, coastal features, soundings, navigational hazards, fortifications, roads, a decorative wind rose, and extensive pictorial representation of Nassau town, other settlements, vegetation and relief. Two scenes depict ships in battle. Map is oriented with south at top.

G4982.N4 17-- .E9 Vault

Bahamas


Map of a part of the island of Cuba and of the Bahamas
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156. [Map of a part of the island of Cuba and of the Bahamas]. [ca. 1650]. [Vingboons, Johannes]. Colored pen-and-ink ms., 50 x 71 cm. Scale ca. 1:1,600,000. (Harrisse; Vol. I, Map 2). 00-560610.

Within a short period after Columbus' explorations in the Caribbean region, other European powers including the Dutch were interested in exploiting trade opportunities and establishing their own colonies in the Western Hemisphere. This 17th century Dutch map of a portion of Central Cuba and all of the Bahamas is a reflection of the careful mapping that the Dutch West India Company produced to facilitate safe and successful navigation in that region. The map clearly identifies the Bahamas Channel (that is the Gulf Stream) which served as the main shipping channel along the east coast of North America for return voyages to Europe. Map includes coastline, coastal features, navigational hazards, islands, pictorial representation of relief, settlements, numerous rhumb lines, and an ornate wind rose. Sites along the Florida coast are identified from Cape Canaveral to the Keys, and the island of Guanihani is located in the Bahamas. Geographic names appear either in Spanish or in Dutch. Johannes Vingboons (1616/17-1670) was a Dutch cartographer and engraver born into a family of artists of Flemish origin. He was in the employ of the Dutch West India Company and produced maps for over 30 years for use by Dutch mercantile and military shipping. This map is part of the Henry Harrisse manuscript collection and was acquired when the papers of the Hulst van Keulen firm were sold.

G3291.S12 coll .H3 Vault : Harr vol. 1, map 2

Cuba/Bahamas/Florida--Atlantic Coast


BELIZE


157. British Honduras [Belize]. [after 1860]. Colored pen-and-ink ms. on tracing linen, 109 x 65 cm. Scale ca. 1:380,000. 69-2557.

This outline map of British Honduras (Belize) includes coastline, coastal features, streams, other bodies of water, a track, a few settlements, and administrative boundaries. A note near the western border of Belize reads "Mountainous country unexplored [qy.] inhabited". Purpose of map is to show the borders of British Honduras and adjacent countries with brief notes on process of border determinations.

G4820 1867 .B7 Vault

Belize


BOLIVIA


158. Plano De Un Proyecto De Camino De La Paz Al Rio Caca [Bolivia]. Idiaquez, Ed[uardo] 1886. Colored pen-and-ink ms., 49 x 36 cm. Scale 1:425,500. 73-690818.

This map of the region north of La Paz includes existing and proposed roads, a railroad line, tracks, cities, towns, and other settlements, administrative divisions, rivers, streams, and other bodies of water, hachured relief, and selected elevations.

G5323 .L3P2 1886 .I3 Vault

Bolivia


BRAZIL


Carta esferica de la Costa del Janeiro...
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159. Carta esferica de la costa del Janeiro, que comprende desde las Yslas de Sta. Ana hasta Punta Joatinga. / J. M. L. [ca. 1780]. Wash, pen-and-ink ms., 32 x 48 cm. Scale ca. 1:675,000. (Maggs purchase map collection; 27). 90-682566.

Untitled inset: profile view of coast from "La Gavia" to "Pan de Azucar".

This Spanish map, showing the coast of Rio de Janeiro State, includes coastal features, islands, soundings, shoals, settlements, and some pictorial representation of relief; also includes a brief keyed legend. This map is part of the G&M Division's collection from the Real Escuela de Navegación, Cadiz, Spain purchased from Maggs Brothers, London.

G5592.C6 1780 .J6 Vault

Brazil--Coast/Rio de Janeiro (State), Brazil


160. [Coast of Rio de Janeiro State from Cabo Frio to Cabo de Sao Tomé, Brazil]. Simpson, H. P. [188?]. Pencil, colored pen-and-ink ms., 68 x 104 1/2 cm. Scale ca. 1:280,000.

This English map of the Brazilian coast extending from Cabo Sao Tomé to Lagoa Marica includes coastline, coastal features, extensive soundings, characteristics of the water bottom, navigational hazards, anchorages, railroad lines, towns and settlements, streams, and pictorial representation of relief.

G5403 .R4C6 188- .S Vault

Rio de Janeiro (State), Brazil/Brazil--Coast


Mapa de una Parte del Rio Yapurá comprehendida desde la boca del Cano...
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161. Mapa de una parte del Rio Yapurá : comprehendida desde la boca del Caño de Avatiparána immediata al pueblo de Maripi hasta la boca del Rio Apaporis proxima al Salto de Cupati / levantado por el Coronl. e Yngeno. Dn. Franco. Requena, primer comisario de la quarta partida española de limites a reglada su construcción a las observaciones de los astronomos de la partida portugueza.. Requena, Fran[cis ]co. Ega. 1788. Colored pen-and-ink ms., 46 x 220 cm. Scale ca. 1:210,000. (Requena; 14). 2003-683898.

This Spanish map of a segment of the Amazon River between Rio Apaporis and the Caño Abatiparàna includes the river, other streams, islands, Native American settlement, an abandoned European mission, and pictorial representation of vegetation. Ornate cartouche contains a hunting scene. Map was prepared by Requena, commander of the Spanish party of a joint Spanish-Portuguese boundary commission that surveyed the Amazon Basin between 1780 and 1792. For composite map, see map under call number G5200 1796 .M Vault.

G5292.J2 1788 .R4 Vault

Amazonas (State), Brazil/Brazil


Mapa de una parte Del Rio Yapurá...
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162. Mapa de una parte del Rio Yapurá : comprehendida desde su entrada en el Rio Marañon por su boca mas occidental hasta el pueblo de San Antonio de Maripi / levantado por el Coronl. e Yngeno. Dn. Franco. Requena, primer comisario de la quarta partida española de limites a reglada su construcción a las observaciones de los astronomos de la partida portugueza.. Requena, Fran[cis ]co 1788. Colored pen-and-ink ms., 84 1/2 x 59 1/2 cm. Scale not given. (Requena; 13). 2003-683910.

This map of a segment of the Rio Japurá includes the river, settlements, a site where latitude and longitude were measured, and pictorial representation of vegetation. Also includes a large and elaborate cartouche with an alligator on lower left and a group scene of a European and two Native Americans on the lower right. Map was prepared by Requena, the commander of the Spanish party of the joint Spanish-Portuguese boundary commission that surveyed the Amazon Basin between 1780 and 1792. For composite map, see map under call number G5200 1796 .M Vault.

G5292.J2 1788 .R42 Vault

Amazonas (State), Brazil/Brazil


Descripcion De las Costas, Islas Placeres...
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163. Mapa de una parte del Ryo Marañon o de las Amazonas : comprehendida entre la boca del Caño de Avatiparana y la villa de Ega o Tefé / levantado por Dn. Franco. Requena, primer comisario de la quarta partida española de limites y areglada su construción a las observaciones de los astronomos de la partida portuguesa. . Requena, Fran[cis]co. [1788]. Pencil, colored pen-and-ink ms., 49 1/2 x 148 cm. Scale ca. 1:210,000. (Requena; 12). 2003-683909.

This Spanish map of a segment of the Amazon River from Tefe to Boca del Caño de Avatiparaná includes the river, a settlement, sites where latitude and longitude were measured, and pictorial representation of vegetation. Also includes an elaborate cartouche. Map was prepared by Requena, commander of the Spanish party of the joint Spanish-Portuguese boundary commission that surveyed the Amazon Basin from 1780 to 1792. For composite map, see map under call number G5200 1796 .M Vault.

G5202.A5 1788 .R39 Vault

Amazonas (State), Brazil/Brazil


Descripcion De las Costas, Islas Placeres...
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164. Mapa de una parte del Ryo Marañon o de las Amazonas : comprehendida entre la boca del Rio Yauari y la del Caño Avatiparaná / levantado por Dn. Franco. Requena, primer comisario de la quarta partida española de limites y areglada su construción a las observaciones de los astronomos de la partida portuguesa. Requena, Fran[cis]co. Ega. 1788. Colored pen-and-ink ms., 47 x 191 cm. Scale [ca. 1:206,000]. (Requena; 11). 2003-683900.

This Spanish map of a segment of the Amazon River between Tabatinga and Avatiparaná includes the river, other streams, islands, settlements, pictorial representation of vegetation, and sites where latitude and longitude were measured. Map is oriented with northwest at top. Map was prepared by Requena, commander of the Spanish party of a joint Spanish-Portuguese boundary commission that surveyed the Amazon Basin between 1780 and 1792. Also includes ornate cartouche. For composite map, see map under call number G5200 1796 .M Vault.

G5202.A4 1788 .R4 Vault

Amazonas (State), Brazil/Brazil


165. Plan De La Barre De Rio Grande do Sul Levé Dans Le Mois De Juillet 1885 [Brazil]. 1885. Colored pen-and-ink ms., 69 1/2 x 80 cm. Scale 1:20,000.

Inset map: "Carte de Rio Grande et de Ses Environs.".

This clear French map of the mouth of the Lagoa dos Patos includes coastline, coastal features, extensive soundings, contour lines of channel and ocean floors, proposed areas of ocean bottom to be dredged and to be filled in, proposed jetties, the town of Barra, and a lighthouse. Also includes a table of ocean floor contour lines. Purpose of map is to show extensive breakwater project. Inset map of Rio Grande and vicinity includes coastline, coastal features, islands, a lighthouse, the town of Rio Grande, and a railroad.

G5403 .R5P5 1885 .P Vault

Rio Grande do Sul (State), Brazil/Brazil--South


Plan de la Baye de tous les saints a la Cotte du bresil...
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166. Plan de la Baye de tous les saints à la cotte du Bresil situé par les [blank] d. [blank] m'. sud.. [17--?]. Colored pen-and-ink ms., 42 x 62 cm. Scale ca. 1:275,000. (Maggs purchase map collection; 28). 90-682570.

This French map depicts the Bahia de Todos os Santos (All Saints Bay) and the area around Salvador, Brazil. In addition to including the coastline, coastal features, soundings, shoals, and anchorages, it also shows numerous fortifications and settlements; also includes a keyed legend. Map is oriented with west at top. This map is part of the G&M Division's collection from the Real Escuela de Navegación, Cadiz, Spain purchased from Maggs Brothers, London.

G5562.A4 17-- .P5 Vault

Brazil--Coast/Bahia (State), Brazil


Plan de Lisle Grande a la cotte du brezil...
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167. Plan de l'Isle Grande a la cotte du Brezil par les 23 d. 14 m. S.. [17--?]. Colored pen-and-ink ms., 29 x 41 cm. Scale ca. 1:325,000. (Maggs purchase map collection; 26). 89-696472.

This French map shows Ilha Grande and vicinity in the state of Rio de Janeiro. Map includes coastal features, soundings, shoals, and settlements; also includes a brief keyed legend. This map is part of the G&M Division's collection from the Real Escuela de Navegación, Cadiz, Spain purchased from Maggs Brothers, London.

G5592.G7 17-- .P5 Vault

Brazil--Coast/Rio de Janeiro (State), Brazil


Plan du port de l'isle Sainte Catherine du cotté du Nord...
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168. Plan de port de l'Isle Ste. Catherine du cotté du nord situé par les 27. d. 20. m. sud avec le canal qui conduit au port du sud de la même isle les brasses deau quil resteirt de basse mer.. [17--?]. Colored pen-and-ink ms., 30 x 41 cm. Scale ca. 1:147,000. (Maggs purchase map collection; 41). 89-696479.

This French map depicting a portion of Santa Catarina Island, the mainland, and the channel between, includes coastlines, soundings, an anchorage, and source of fresh water; also includes a keyed legend. Map is oriented with east at top. This map is part of the G&M Division's collection from the Real Escuela de Navegación, Cadiz, Spain purchased from Maggs Brothers, London.

G5617.S23 17-- .P4 Vault

Brazil--Coast/Santa Catarina (State), Brazil


Plano De El Puerto E Ysla de Sancta Catalina en la costa del Brasil...
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169. Plano del Puerto e Ysla de Sancta Catalina en la costa del Brasil cituada su mediania en la latitud de 27 gs. 42 minutos S. y longitu de 327 gs. 40 minute. del meridiano de Tenerife.. [17--?]. Colored pen-and-ink ms., 33 x 49 cm. Scale ca. 1:235,000. (Maggs purchase map collection; 43). 89-696477.

This Spanish map depicting Santa Catarina Island, a portion of the mainland, and the channel between, shows coastlines, coastal features, soundings, anchorages, shoals, fortifications, settlements, a church, and the "armazones de Ballenas por el Rey donde se haze la matanza"; includes a keyed legend and a note. Map is oriented with west at top. This map is part of the G&M Division's collection from the Real Escuela de Navegación, Cadiz, Spain purchased from Maggs Brothers, London.

G5617.S23 17-- .P51 Vault

Brazil--Coast/Santa Catarina (State), Brazil


Plano de la Ysla Grande enla Costa del Brasil...
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170. Plano de la Isla Grande en la costa del Brasil situada su mediania en la latitud de 23 gs. 11 ms. y en la longitud de 332 gs. y 57 ms., meridiano de Tenerife.. [17--?]. Colored pen-and-ink ms., 48 x 69 cm. Scale ca. 1:167,000. (Maggs purchase map collection; 25). 89-696473.

This Spanish map depicts Ilha Grande and vicinity in the state of Rio de Janeiro. Map includes coastline, coastal features, soundings, and settlements. Clear, precise style. This map belongs to the G&M Division's collection from the Real Escuela de Navegación, Cadiz, Spain purchased from Maggs Brothers, London.

G5592.G7 17-- .P51 Vault

Brazil--Coast/Rio de Janeiro (State), Brazil


Plano de la Ysla y Puerto de Santa Cathalina...
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171. Plano de la Ya. y Pto. de Sta. Cathala. en la costa del Brasil sitdo. en su pta. del norte y boca del pto. en 27 gs. 28 ms. latitd. sur, 327 gs. 36 ms. longd., merido. de Tenerife / según D. Estevan Alvarez del Fierro en 1757 y extracto. pr. D. Manl. Christovl. del Canto en 1776; Rico en Cádiz sc. [1776]. Colored pen-and-ink ms., 28 x 37 cm. Scale ca. 1:285,000. (Maggs purchase map collection; 40b). 91-683736.

Inset view: "Asi parece la Y[sl]a de Santa Cathal[in]a p[o]r la parte del Leste" (profile view).

This Spanish map of Santa Catarina Island, a portion of the mainland, and the channel between, includes coastal features, islands, anchorages, soundings, characteristics of the water bottom, settlements, fortifications, churches, and pictorial representation of relief; also includes a keyed legend and note. Later annotations in red ink show ship and troop movements for the Battle of 1776. Map is oriented with west at top. This map is part of the G&M Division's collection from the Real Escuela de Navegación, Cadiz, Spain purchased from Maggs Brothers, London.

G5617.S23 1776 .C5 Vault

Brazil--Coast/Santa Catarina (State), Brazil


lano de la Ysla y Puerto de Santa Cathalina...
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172. Plano de la Ia. y Pto. de Sta. Cathalina en la costa del Brasil sitdo. en su punta del norte y boca del puerto en 27 gs. 28 ms. latd. sur, 327 gs. 36 ms. longd., meridiano de Tenerife . [17--?]. Colored pen-and-ink ms., 28 x 36 cm. Scale ca. 1:290,000. (Maggs purchase map collection; 40a). 89-696476.

Inset view: "Assi parece la Ysla de S. Catalina por la parte del E".

This Spanish map depicting the island of Santa Catarina, a portion of the mainland, and the channel between, includes coastal features, soundings, anchorages, settlements, fortification, churches, and some land features as well; also includes a keyed index and notes. Map is oriented with west at top. This map is part of the G&M Division's collection from the Real Escuela de Navegación, Cadiz, Spain purchased from Maggs Brothers, London.

G5617.S23 17-- .P5 Vault

Brazil--Coast/Santa Catarina (State), Brazil


Plano De Las Yslas de Puercos, y San Sebastian...
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173.Plano de las Yslas de Puercos y San Sebastian en la costa del Brasil en latitud S. de 23°21' / Ferrol 3 de marzo de 1792. Romero, Manuel. 1792. pen-and-ink ms., 50 x 71 cm. Scale not given. (Maggs purchase map collection; 30). 90-682578.

This Spanish map depicting a coastal area (Porcos Islands) of the state of Sao Paulo, includes coastline, coastal features, a couple of soundings, an anchorage, and most conspicuously pictorial representation of relief; map also includes a keyed legend. Map is oriented with northwest at top. This map is part of the G&M Division's collection from the Real Escuela de Navegación, Cadiz, Spain purchased from Maggs Brothers, London.

G5607.P6 1792 .R6 Vault

Brazil--Coast/Sao Paulo (State), Brazil


Plano del Puerto è Ysla de Santa Catalina...
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174. Plano del puerto è ysla de Sta. Catalina situada sumediania en la latitud de 27 grs. 40 mins. y en la longitud de 328 gs. 50 mins. segun el meridiano de Tenerife / Siendo Director Don Vicente Caamaño, en la Rl. Escuela de Navegon. del Departamto. del Ferrol por el Mro. de Dibujo de ella Don Andres de la Cuesta, año de 1782. Colored pen-and-ink ms., 35 x 69 cm. Scale ca. 1:183,000. (Maggs purchase map collection; 44). 90-682580.

This Spanish map of Santa Catarina Island, a portion of the mainland, and the channel in between, shows coastlines, coastal features, soundings, anchorages, fortifications, settlements, and a couple of churches; also includes a keyed legend and note. In style, clear and precise. Shield on map indicates that work was produced under the direction of the Real Escuela de Navegación...del Ferrol. Map is oriented with west at top. This map is part of the G&M Division's collection from the Real Escuela de Navegación, Cadiz, Spain purchased from Maggs Brothers, London.

G5617.S23 1782 .C8 Vault

Brazil--Coast/Santa Catarina (State), Brazil


Plano del Rio Grande de San Pedro Situado...
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175. Plano del Rio Grande de Sn. Pedro situado en la costa del nordest de la punta y por latitud austral de 32 gs. 4 ms., longd. de 325 gs. 45 ms., mero. de Tenerife corréido en el. [17--?]. Colored pen-and-ink ms., 48 x 70 cm. Scale ca. 1:36,000. (Maggs purchase map collection; 35). 90-682583.

This Spanish map of the southern portion of Lagoa dos Patos (Patos Lagoon) in the region of Rio Grande includes coastline, coastal features, soundings, lakes, islands, settlements, and especially fortifications; also includes a keyed legend and note. Principal purpose is to show Spanish and Portuguese military preparations. Map is oriented with west at top. In style, clear and precise. This map is part of the G&M Division's collection from the Real Escuela de Navegación, Cadiz, Spain purchased from Maggs Brothers, London.

G5622.P3 17-- .P5 Vault

Brazil--Coast/Brazil--South/Rio Grande do Sul (State), Brazil


Plano Del Rio Grande De San Pedro...
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176. Plano del Rio Grande de S. Pedro situado en la latitud sur de 32 grs. y en la longitud de 325 grs. 45 mins., meridiano de Tenerife / delinneado por el Subtente. Dn. Pedro Garzia. [17--?]. Colored pen-and-ink ms., 50 x 62 cm. Scale ca. 1:55,000. (Maggs purchase map collection; 36). 90-682584.

This detailed, richly colored Spanish map of the southern portion of Lagoa dos Patos (Patos Lagoon) in the current Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul includes coastline, coastal features, lakes, islands, soundings, fortifications, settlements, roads, land features, and some pictorial representation of relief. It also includes an extensive keyed legend. In addition, map shows Spanish and Portuguese military preparations. Map is oriented to the west at top. The map depicts a portion of what is now southern Brazil, but at the time the map was prepared (ca. 1760-1780) this area served as a portion of the international boundary between Spanish and Portuguese possessions in South America. The map clearly depicts the presence of opposing Spanish and Portuguese military forces located on opposite banks of the Rio Grande de San Pedro. The way the map was prepared seems to reflect a permanent Spanish presence on the west bank of the river confronted by a Portuguese expeditionary force on the east bank. The map illustrates just one of numerous encounters between the two European powers in this region from at least the seventeenth century into the nineteenth century. The map is part of the G&M Division's collection from the Real Escuela de Navegación, Cadiz, Spain purchased from Maggs Brothers, London.

G5622.P3 17-- .G3 Vault

Brazil--Coast/Brazil--South/Rio Grande do Sul (State), Brazil


Plano del rio grande tllamado San Pedro situado...
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177. Plano del Rio Grande tllamado Sn. Pedro situado en la latitud del S. de 23 gs. mas en la costta septemtrional del Cauo de Sa. Maria, nuebamte. emmedado en el año de 71 y 72 en los que se descubrio la barra del S. la que es bastantemte. ancha y tiene agua suficientte para embs. que calen 10" o 12" pies / Fragta. Sta. Rosa à 6" del mes de marzo de 1777, delineado por Christobal Barletta. Colored pen-and-ink ms., 38 x 50 cm. Scale ca. 1:55,000. (Maggs purchase map collection; 39). 90-682594.

This Spanish map of the southern portion of Lagoa dos Patos (Patos Lagoon)in the region of Rio Grande includes coastline, coastal features, islands, soundings, anchorages, fortifications, and settlements; also includes a keyed legend. In style, execution is somewhat crude. The map is oriented with east at top. The map is part of the G&M Division's collection from the Real Escuela de Navegación, Cadiz, Spain purchased from Maggs Brothers, London.

G5622.P3 1777 .B3 Vault

Brazil--Coast/Brazil--South/Rio Grande do Sul (State), Brazil


Plano Dela Entrada del Rio Grande...
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178. Plano de la entrada del Rio Grande situado en 32 grados de latd. meridional y en 320 grados 57 mins. de longitud segun el meridiano de Thenerife / trabajado por Miguel López y Solórzano a 21 de mayo de 1770 as. Colored pen-and-ink ms., 46 x 34 cm. Scale ca. 1:67,500. (Maggs purchase map collection; 38). 90-682593.

This Spanish map of the southern portion of Lagoa dos Patos (Patos Lagoon)in the region of Rio Grande includes coastline, coastal features, soundings, anchorages, fortifications, and a settlement. This map is part of the G&M Division's collection from the Real Escuela de Navegación, Cadiz, Spain purchased from Maggs Brothers, London.

G5622.P3 1770 .L6 Vault

Brazil--Coast/Brazil--South/Rio Grande do Sul (State), Brazil




Plano Dela entrada del Rio Grande...
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179. Plano de la entrada del Rio Grande situao. en 32 grados de latitud meridional y en 320 gs. 57 ms. de longitud segun el meridiano de Thenerife con sus canales y sondas segun oy. se concidera / nuebamente sacado año de 1767, Franco. Gómez. Colored pen-and-ink ms., 46 x 34 cm. Scale ca. 1:67,000. (Maggs purchase map collection; 37). 90-682585.

This Spanish map of the southern portion of Lagoa dos Patos (Patos Lagoon)in the region of Rio Grande includes coastline, shoals, islands, anchorages, fortifications, and a settlement. The map belongs to the G&M Division's collection from the Real Escuela de Navegación, Cadiz, Spain purchased from Maggs Brothers, London.

G5622.P3 1767 .G6 Vault

Brazil--Coast/Brazil--South/Rio Grande do Sul (State), Brazil




Plano de la gran Bahía de Todos Santos situada en la costa del Brasil...
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180. Plano de la gran Bahía de Todos Santos situada en la costa del Brasil en la latitud de 12 gs. y 56 ms. y en la longd. de 337 gs. y 48 ms. [17--?]. Colored pen-and-ink ms., 48 x 70 cm. Scale ca. 1:175,000. (Maggs purchase map collection; 29). 90-682571.

This Spanish map of the region around Bahía de Todos os Santos (All Saints Bay) and Salvador, Brazil includes coastal features, soundings, shoals, fortifications, settlements, and an anchorage; map also includes a brief keyed legend listing fortifications (fort names appear to be Dutch and French). This map is part of the G&M Division's collection from the Real Escuela de Navegación, Cadiz, Spain purchased from Maggs Brothers, London.

G5562.A4 17-- .P52 Vault

Brazil--Coast/Bahia (State), Brazil


Plano dela Ysla de Puercos, y San Sevastian...
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181. Plano de la Ysla de Puercos y Sn. Seuastian, costa del Brasil, en la latitutd de 23° 24' sur. [1792?]. Colored pen-and-ink ms., 47 x 69 cm. Scale not given. (Maggs purchase map collection; 31). 90-682579.

This Spanish map of a coastal area (Porcos Islands) in the state of Sao Paulo shows coastal features, coastline, islands, an anchorage, and a couple of soundings. Most conspicuous feature is the in-depth, pictorial rendering of coastal elevation. In style, clean and precise, almost abstract. Dated by comparison with similar map. Map is oriented with northwest at top. This map is part of the G&M Division's collection from the Real Escuela de Navegación, Cadiz, Spain purchased from Maggs Brothers, London.

G5607.P6 1792 .P5 Vault

Brazil--Coast/Sao Paulo (State), Brazil


Plano que manifiesta del modo que csta formada la Ysla Santa Cathalina...
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182. Plano que manifiesta del modo que csta formada la Ysla Santa Cathalina en la costa del Brasil situada su mediama en los 27 gos. y 72 ms. de latitud y en 327 gs. y 10 ms., merional de Tenerife. [17--?]. Colored pen-and-ink ms., 21 x 41 cm. Scale ca. 1:250,000. (Maggs purchase map collection; 42). 89-696478.

This Spanish map of Santa Catarina Island, a portion of the mainland, and the channel between, shows coastlines, soundings(?), coastal features, settlements, and fortifications; also includes a lengthy note and a keyed legend. Style and handwriting are somewhat crude. Map is oriented with west at top. This map belongs to the G&M Division's collection from the Real Escuela de Navegación, Cadiz, Spain purchased from Maggs Brothers, London.

G5617.S23 17-- .P52 Vault

Brazil--Coast/Brazil--South/Santa Catarina (State), Brazil


Plano Topografico que coprende las vertientes del Arroyo Ycabaqua...
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183. Plano topografico que comprende las vertientes del Arroyo Ycabaqua, las del Rio Negro y la cresta que divide aguas al Yacuy y al Uruguay hasta la Sierra de los Tapes o Montegrande / levantado por la primera partida de demarcacion de limites del mando del brigadier de la armada Dn. Josef Varela y Ulloa.. Varela y Ulloa, Josef. [178-?]. Colored pen-and-ink ms., 110 1/2 x 117 cm. Scale ca. 1:200,000.

This detailed Spanish map of a portion of the present-day state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil includes numerous rivers and streams, settlements, missions, a fort, pictorial representation of relief, the probable track of the surveying commission, and boundary markers. Spanish and Portuguese territorial limits are recognized by color. Map was prepared by Varela y Ulloa, commander of the Spanish party of a joint Spanish-Portuguese boundary commission that surveyed the Uruguay River Basin between 1784 and 1788, following the Treaty of San Ildefonso in 1777. Map is related to the composite map, "Plano Topografico que Comprende la Costa del Mar...", under call number G5403 .R5F7 1788 .V Vault.

G5620 178- .V19 Vault

Rio Grande do Sul (State), Brazil/Brazil--South


184. Plano Topografíco que comprende una Parte de los Yervales pertenecientes à los Pueblos de las Misiones del Uruguay La Cresta que divide aguas à este Río y al Yacuy: y la Picada que llaman de S[an]ta Victoria por donde se sale à los Dominios de Portugal [Brazil]. Varela y Ulloa, Josef. [178-?]. Colored pen-and-ink ms., 89 x 103 1/2 cm. Scale ca. 1:200,000.

This detailed Spanish map of a portion of the present-day state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil includes numerous streams, Jesuit missions, pictorial representation of vegetation and relief, and a numbered track (probably related to the survey). Purpose of the map was to identify crest of the divide between the rivers flowing east of the Uruguay River. Map was prepared by Varela y Ulloa, commander of the Spanish party of a joint Spanish-Portuguese boundary commission that surveyed the Uruguay River Basin between 1784 and 1788, following the Treaty of San Ildefonso of 1777.

G5403 .R5F7 178- .V3 Vault

Rio Grande do Sul (State), Brazil/Brazil--South


Plano Topografico que coprende las vertientes del Arroyo Ycabaqua...
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185. Plano topografico que comprende una parte del Montegrande, el Rio Yacuy, los establecimentos y misiones del Uruguay, los yervales que actualmento poseen los indios guaranias y el curso del mismo Uruguay desde la boca del verdadero Pepiri o Peguiri hasta el paso que llaman de Concepcion / levantado por la primera partida de demarcacion de limites del mando del brigadier de la armada Dn. Josef Varela y Ulloa.. Varela y Ulloa, Josef. [178-]. Colored pen-and-ink ms., 132 x 122 cm. Scale [ca. 1:209,000]. 2003-683906

This detailed Spanish map of a portion of the present-day state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil south of the Uruguay River includes numerous rivers and streams, missions, European and Native American settlements, pictorial representation of vegetation and relief, and a probable track of a surveying party. Map was prepared by Varela y Ulloa, commander of the Spanish party of a joint Spanish-Portuguese boundary commission that surveyed the Uruguay River Basin between 1784 and 1788, following the Treaty of San Ildefonso of 1777. Map is related to the composite, "Plano Topografico que Comprende la Costa del Mar...", under call number G5403 .R5F7 1788 .V Vault.

G5202.U7 178- .V2 Vault

Brazil--South/Rio Grande do Sul (State), Brazil


BRAZIL-RIO DE JANEIRO


Plano del Puerto del Rio Janeiro...
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186. Plano del puerto del Rio Janeiro situado en la latitud S. de 22°54'10" longitud occidental de Cádiz 36°31'. [ca. 1780]. Colored pen-and-ink ms., 53 x 73 cm. Scale ca. 1:44,000. (Maggs purchase map collection; 34). 90-682563.

Inset view, "Vista dela Ysla delas Culebras por la parte del Norte", shows fortified Culebras Islands and includes a keyed legend and notes.

This Spanish map, depicting Guanabara Bay, Rio de Janeiro, and vicinity, contains coastal features, islands, soundings, fortifications, and settlements; also includes a brief, keyed legend for Rio de Janeiro. Clear and precise style. Map is oriented with northeast at top. This map is part of the G&M Division's collection from the Real Escuela de Navegación, Cadiz, Spain purchased from Maggs Brothers, London.

G5592.G8 1780 .P5 Vault

Brazil--Coast/Rio de Janeiro (State), Brazil/Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


Plano del Puerto del Rio Jeneyro en el Brasil...
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187. Plano del puerto del Rio Jeneyro en el Brasil en lat. S. 23°5' y long. O. 37° del mo. d. Cádiz, 1813 / delineado en 20 de eno. de 1813 por Jre. Lesada. Lesada, J[org]e. 1813. pen-and-ink ms., 26 x 44 cm. Scale ca. 1:85,000. (Maggs purchase map collection; 33). 90-682562.

This Spanish map of Guanabara Bay, including the Rio de Janeiro harbor area, shows coastal features, islands, soundings, islands, shoals, and settlements; map also includes relief shown by detailed hachures. Map is oriented with west at top. This map is part of the G&M Division's collection from the Real Escuela de Navegación, Cadiz, Spain purchased from Maggs Brothers, London.

G5592.G8 1813 .L4 Vault

Brazil--Coast/Rio de Janeiro (State), Brazil/Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


Plano del Rio Geneyro...
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188. Plano del Rio Geneyro situado en la latd. S de 23 gs. en longd. 12 en el ste pureto se puede darfon do fuera de las fortale as entre las yslas ... / [copiado] por Antonio Gonzales de Castro, concurrente bajo la correción de Dn. Jph. Franco. Badarraco, maestro delineador por su magestad en el mas exacto plano hasta [indecipherable] 1764. Castro, Antonio Gonzales de. 1764. Colored pen-and-ink ms., col 38 x 49 cm. Scale ca. 1:91,500. (Maggs purchase map collection; 32). 90-682560.

This Spanish map showing Guanabara Bay and Rio de Janeiro depicting coastal features, soundings, settlements and fortifications; map also includes a keyed legend and the seal of the Real Escuela de Navegación. Despite this, handwriting is somewhat crude. Map is oriented with northeast at top. This map is part of the G&M Division's collection from the Real Escuela de Navegación, Cadiz, Spain purchased from Maggs Brothers, London.

G5592.G8 1764 .C3 Vault

Brazil--Coast/Rio de Janeiro (State), Brazil/Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


189. Vue Prise Du Pic De La Forteresse De S[an]ta Cruz [Brazil]. de la Michelleries, Eugène. 1830. Wash, pen-and-ink ms., 33 1/2 x 142 cm. Scale not given.

This is a panoramic view of Guanabara Bay, the harbor, and Rio de Janeiro looking south from (near) Niteroi. View includes sailing ships in harbor, fortresses, Pao de Azucar, and the growing city across the bay.

G5402 .R4A3 1830 .L Vault

Rio de Janeiro (State), Brazil/Brazil/Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


BRAZIL-VITÓRIA


Ichonografica da Vila da Vitoria Capital da Capitania do Espirito Santo...
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190. Ichonografica da vila da Vitoria, capital da capitania do Espirito Santo, situada à 20°15' de latitude pa. o sul, e 344°45' de longit. Foi ... pelo Capitam Engi. José Ant. Caldas .... Gomes Viana. Bahia. [1767]. Colored pen-and-ink ms., 43 x 58 cm. Scale ca. 1:1,240. 77-697449.

Vitória, an important Brazilian coastal port, was founded in ca. 1535, early in the Portuguese colonial era. It lies on a rocky and hilly island at the head of the bay of Espírito Santo, a safe and deep harbor, the topography of which is reflected in this 1767 plan of the city. At that time, Vitória was the capital of the Capitancy of Espírito Santo. The map clearly defines military, religious, and governmental buildings. This clear, well-executed Portuguese plan of Vitória includes a grid of the city, the government house, churches, monasteries, fortifications, a munitions store house, a pillory, roads, and pictorial representation of relief, vegetation, and cultivated fields. Map also includes a keyed legend. Plan is oriented with northwest at top. The plan provides a noteworthy comparison between Vitória's informal, seemingly random layout with that of the more structurally defined and mandated grid plans of urban centers in colonial Spanish America. Part of Vitória's appearance can be explained by the rocky terrain on which the city was constructed. Supporting this position, symbols of rocky outcropping appear in the city plan.

G5404.V5 1767 .C3 Vault

Espírito Santo (State), Brazil/Brazil/Vitória, Brazil


BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS


Carta esférica de las Yslas Virgenes...
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191. Carta esférica de las Yslas Virgenes / construida sobre operasiones geodésicas por los Bergantines de S.M. Descubridor y Vigilante, año de 1793. Pen-and-ink ms., 50 x 76 cm. Scale ca. 1:74,200. (Maggs purchase map collection; 283). 90-680623.

This map depicting the British Virgin Islands and the eastern portion of St. John Island includes coastlines, coastal features, soundings, anchorages, letters designating characteristics of the water bottom, and navigational hazards. Mapped area is adjacent to that in Maggs 284. Map was prepared by cartographers aboard the Spanish bergantines, Descubridor and Vigilante, in 1793. This map is part of the G&M Division's collection from the Real Escuela de Navegación, Cadiz, Spain purchased from Maggs Brothers, London.

G5020 1793 .C3 Vault

British Virgin Islands/Caribbean Sea


Carta esférica de las Yslas Virgenes...
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192. Marks to find the Blonde Rock dangerously situated between Copper's Island and Dead Chest in the passage to Tortola, H.M. Ship Forte, 1824. 1824. Watercolor, pen-and-ink ms., 10 x 47 cm. or smaller, sheet 45 x 63 cm. Not drawn to scale. 2006-629831.

This is a combined map and marine scape of the area near the port of Tortola illustrating in 3 separate but connected views the coasts along Tortola Island, Dead Chest Island, and Cooper's Island.

G5021.A35 1824 .M2 Vault

British Virgin Islands


193. [Three silhouette views of islands in the British Virgin Islands]. Crole, C. 1828. Watercolor, pen-and-ink ms., 46 1/2 x 60 1/2 cm. Scale not given.

This combined map and marine scape of the coasts along St. John's Island, Flanagan Island, and a Key near Normand's Island in the Virgin Islands was intended to provide orientation to a navigational hazard, Sta. Monica's Rock. Also contains extensive notes including, "Boats might look a long while for it, when ignorant of the marks, as it is so small.".

G5021 .A35 1824 .S Vault

British Virgin Islands


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