Map New Map of the Wonderful, Large and Rich Land of Guiana. Nieuwe caerte van het wonderbaer ende goudrycke Landt Guiana

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Title

  • New Map of the Wonderful, Large and Rich Land of Guiana.

Other Title

  • Nieuwe caerte van het wonderbaer ende goudrycke Landt Guiana

Summary

  • This hand-colored map of Guiana (present-day French Guyana, Suriname, and Guyana) is the work of Jodocus Hondius (1563-1612), the patriarch of one of the most famous Dutch mapmaking families. The map includes annotations in Dutch about the indigenous peoples of northern South America, along with fantastic illustrations of South American animals. The Amazon and Orinoco rivers are both well depicted on the map.

Names

  • Hondius, Jodocus, 1563-1612 Cartographer.

Created / Published

  • Amsterdam : [publisher not identified], 1598.

Headings

  • -  France--French Guiana
  • -  Brazil
  • -  Guyana
  • -  Suriname
  • -  1598
  • -  Amazon River
  • -  Amazon River region
  • -  Animals
  • -  Indians of South America
  • -  Indigenous peoples
  • -  Netherlands--Colonies
  • -  Orinoco River (Venezuela and Colombia)
  • -  Raleigh, Walter, Sir, 1552?-1618

Notes

  • -  Title devised, in English, by Library staff.
  • -  Original resource extent: 1 hand colored map; 36.5 x 52 centimeters.
  • -  Original resource at: National Library of Brazil.
  • -  Content in Dutch.
  • -  Description based on data extracted from World Digital Library, which may be extracted from partner institutions.

Medium

  • 1 online resource.

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2021668301

Online Format

  • compressed data
  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Hondius, Jodocus, Cartographer. New Map of the Wonderful, Large and Rich Land of Guiana. [Amsterdam: Publisher Not Identified, 1598] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021668301/.

APA citation style:

Hondius, J. (1598) New Map of the Wonderful, Large and Rich Land of Guiana. [Amsterdam: Publisher Not Identified] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021668301/.

MLA citation style:

Hondius, Jodocus, Cartographer. New Map of the Wonderful, Large and Rich Land of Guiana. [Amsterdam: Publisher Not Identified, 1598] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021668301/>.