Cartouche 1, 1739, Septentrionaliora Americae Groenlandia, per Freta Davidis et Hudson at Terram Novam

Collection: Map Cartouche Collection

Parent Map: Septentrionaliora Americae Groenlandia, per Freta Davidis et Hudson at Terram Novam

Title: Cartouche 1, 1739, Septentrionaliora Americae Groenlandia, per Freta Davidis et Hudson at Terram Novam

Date Produced: 1739

Date Published: 1739

Language: Latin

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.

Cartouche Elements: Figures, Indigenous peoples, Cross-staffs (Navigation instruments), Mercury (Roman deity), Gods & goddesses

Subjects: Cartouches, Ornamental (Decorative arts) · Indigenous peoples · Cross-staffs (Navigation instruments) · Mercury (Roman deity) · Gods & goddesses