Map Brazil. Brasil
About this Item
- This early map of Brazil is by Jacopo Gastaldi (circa 1500-circa 1565), a Piedmontese cartographer who worked in Venice and rose to the position of cosmographer of the Venetian Republic. Gastaldi produced maps and illustrations for parts of Delle Navigationi et Viaggi (Travels and voyages), a compilation of travel writings by the Venetian diplomat and geographer Giovanni Battista Ramusio (1485-1557). Ramusio's work contained more than 50 memoirs, including the writings of Marco Polo.
- Gastaldi, Giacomo, 1500?-1565? Cartographer.
- Ramusio, Giovanni Battista, 1485-1557 Cartographer.
Created / Published
- Venice, Italy : [publisher not identified], 1565.
- - Argentina
- - Brazil
- - Uruguay
- - 1565
- - Commerce
- - Indians of South America
- - São Francisco River
- - Silver River (Argentina and Uruguay)
- - Title devised, in English, by Library staff.
- - Original resource extent: 1 engraved map: 26.3 x 36.4 centimeters.
- - Original resource at: National Library of Brazil.
- - Content in Italian.
- - Description based on data extracted from World Digital Library, which may be extracted from partner institutions.
- 1 online resource.
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Chicago citation style:
Gastaldi, Giacomo, 1500?-1565? Cartographer, and Giovanni Battista Ramusio. Brazil. [Venice, Italy: publisher not identified, 1565] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021668321/.
APA citation style:
Gastaldi, G. & Ramusio, G. B. (1565) Brazil. [Venice, Italy: publisher not identified] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021668321/.
MLA citation style:
Gastaldi, Giacomo, 1500?-1565? Cartographer, and Giovanni Battista Ramusio. Brazil. [Venice, Italy: publisher not identified, 1565] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021668321/>.