Collection: Map Cartouche Collection
Title: Cartouche 1, 1739, Septentrionaliora Americae Groenlandia, per Freta Davidis et Hudson at Terram Novam
Date Produced: 1739
Date Published: 1739
Description: The uppermost title cartouche, bearing the map title in Latin, shows Mercury studying the northern regions of a globe with a caliper and holding a cross-staff. To his left stands a goddess wearing a boat-shaped hat holding a cornucopia filled with gold in one hand and a staff in the other. On Mercury's right is a native.