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Map [Chart of the South Atlantic Ocean with the coasts of Brazil and West Africa].

About this Item

Title

  • [Chart of the South Atlantic Ocean with the coasts of Brazil and West Africa].

Names

  • Thornton, John, 1641-1708, cartographer.

Created / Published

  • [London, England] : Made by John Thornton at the signe of the Platt in the Minories, anno domj 1681.

Headings

  • -  Coasts--Brazil--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • -  Coasts--Africa, West--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • -  South Atlantic Ocean--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • -  Brazil
  • -  Africa, West

Genre

  • Manuscript maps
  • Portolan charts
  • Early maps

Notes

  • -  Title provided by cataloger.
  • -  Pen-and-ink and gouache.
  • -  Matted and mounted between sheets of transparent lucite, 76 x 101 cm.
  • -  Includes illustrations.
  • -  LC Nautical charts on vellum, 21
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Medium

  • 1 manuscript map : color, vellum ; 52 x 99 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G9166.P5 1681 .T5

Repository

  • Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540 to 4650 USA dcu

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2020587731

Online Format

  • image

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Credit Line: Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division.

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Chicago citation style:

Thornton, John, Cartographer. Chart of the South Atlantic Ocean with the coasts of Brazil and West Africa. [London, England: Made by John Thornton at the signe of the Platt in the Minories, anno domj, 1681] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/2020587731/.

APA citation style:

Thornton, J. (1681) Chart of the South Atlantic Ocean with the coasts of Brazil and West Africa. [London, England: Made by John Thornton at the signe of the Platt in the Minories, anno domj] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2020587731/.

MLA citation style:

Thornton, John, Cartographer. Chart of the South Atlantic Ocean with the coasts of Brazil and West Africa. [London, England: Made by John Thornton at the signe of the Platt in the Minories, anno domj, 1681] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2020587731/>.