Map Paraguay, or the Province of the Rio de la Plata, with the Adjacent Regions Tucamen and Santa Cruz de la Sierra. Paraguay, ó prov. de Rio de La Plata, cum regionibus adiacentibus Tucuman et Sta. Cruz de la Sierra / Guiljelmus Blaeuew excudit

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Title

  • Paraguay, or the Province of the Rio de la Plata, with the Adjacent Regions Tucamen and Santa Cruz de la Sierra.

Other Title

  • Paraguay, ó prov. de Rio de La Plata, cum regionibus adiacentibus Tucuman et Sta. Cruz de la Sierra / Guiljelmus Blaeuew excudit

Summary

  • This map of Paraguay and the Rio de la Plata basin is the work of Willem Blaeu (1571-1638), the founder of a famous Dutch mapmaking dynasty. Blaeu studied astronomy, mathematics, and globe-making with the Danish scholar Tycho Brahe before establishing his mapmaking studio in Amsterdam. In 1633, he was appointed mapmaker of the Dutch East India Company. In 1635, together with his sons Joan and Cornelis, Blaeu published the Atlas Novus (New atlas), an 11-volume work consisting of 594 maps.

Names

  • Blaeu, Willem Janszoon, 1571-1638 Creator.

Created / Published

  • Amsterdam, Netherlands : [publisher not identified], 1616.

Headings

  • -  Argentina
  • -  Bolivia
  • -  Brazil
  • -  Chile
  • -  Paraguay
  • -  Peru
  • -  1616
  • -  Indians of South America
  • -  Jesuits
  • -  Pantanal
  • -  Rio de la Plata (Argentina and Uruguay)

Notes

  • -  Title devised, in English, by Library staff.
  • -  Original resource extent: 1 map : colored ; 38 x 49 centimeters.
  • -  Original resource at: National Library of Brazil.
  • -  Content in Latin.
  • -  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

  • 2021668369

Online Format

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  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Blaeu, Willem Janszoon, Creator. Paraguay, or the Province of the Rio de la Plata, with the Adjacent Regions Tucamen and Santa Cruz de la Sierra. [Amsterdam, Netherlands: publisher not identified, 1616] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021668369/.

APA citation style:

Blaeu, W. J. (1616) Paraguay, or the Province of the Rio de la Plata, with the Adjacent Regions Tucamen and Santa Cruz de la Sierra. [Amsterdam, Netherlands: publisher not identified] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021668369/.

MLA citation style:

Blaeu, Willem Janszoon, Creator. Paraguay, or the Province of the Rio de la Plata, with the Adjacent Regions Tucamen and Santa Cruz de la Sierra. [Amsterdam, Netherlands: publisher not identified, 1616] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021668369/>.