Cartouche, 1621, Americae Septentrionalis Pars. From the West-Indische Paskaerte

Collection: Map Cartouche Collection

Parent Map: Americae Septentrionalis Pars. From the West-Indische Paskaerte

Title: Cartouche, 1621, Americae Septentrionalis Pars. From the West-Indische Paskaerte, waer in de graden der breedde over wederzyden vande middellyn wassende soo vergrooten dat die geproportioneert syn tegen hunne nevenstaende graden der lengde. Vertonende (behalven Europaes zuydlickste alle de Zee-kusten van Africa en America, begrepen in't Octroy by de E.E.H.M.H. Staten Generael der vereenichde Neder-landen verleent aende generale West-Indische Compagne. Mitsgaders die van Peru en Chili, inde groote Zuyd-Zee Beschreven door A. Iacobsz.

Date Produced: 1621

Date Published: 1858

Language: Dutch

Description: Imprint cartouche in the upper left corner of the map features two men, the one to the left is using a cross-staff and the one to the right is holding a plumb bob. A variety of navigation related objects are pictured including: cross-staffs, a globe, an hour glass, books, maps, a compass, and an armillary sphere. A Dutch coat of arms and crown hang below the cartouche.

Cartouche Elements: Coats of Arms, Figures, Cross-staffs (Navigation instruments), Hour-glasses, Compass, Maps, Books, Scientific apparatus and instruments, Heraldry

Subjects: Cross-staffs (Navigation instruments) · Hour-glasses · Compass · Maps · Books · Scientific apparatus and instruments · Devices (Heraldry) · Heraldry