Pervviae Avriferae Regionis Typvs. Didaco Mendezio auctore

Collection: Osher Sheet Map Collection

Title: Pervviae Avriferae Regionis Typvs. Didaco Mendezio auctore

Title Translation: Map of the Gold Producing Region of Peru, by Didaco Mendezio

Barcode: 360

Creator: Mendezio, Didaco

Publisher: Ortelius, Abraham, 1527 -1598

Publishing Location: Antwerp

Region Depicted: Central America · Mexico · Guatemala · Belize · El Salvador · Honduras · Nicaragua · Costa Rica · Panama · South America · Colombia · Venezuela · Ecuador · Brazil · Peru · Bolivia · Chile

Date Produced: 1609

Date Published: 1609

Language: Latin

Historical Context: This map, and the other two on the same sheet, depict the principal regions of Spanish colonial activity in the late fifteenth century. The map reveals hitherto closely guarded information regarding Spanish discoveries including, incredibly, the gold-producing regions of Peru and Colombia.

Subjects: Central America · Mexico · Guatemala · Belize · El Salvador · Honduras · Nicaragua · Costa Rica · Panama · South America · Colombia · Venezuela · Ecuador · Brazil · Peru · Bolivia · Chile · New Spain · Ortelius, Abraham, 1527-1598 · Maps--Early works to 1800

Map Type: Geographical, Political

Printing Process: Engraving

Printing Technique: Copper

Material Type: Paper

Notes: From: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, 1609 Latin edition.

Brief Description: Map of Central America and Northern South America, including arts of Brazil, Northern Bolivia, and Northern Chile.

Physical Description: 3 maps on 1 sheet

Insets: La Florida, Auctore Hieron. Chiaues, Gvastecan Reg.

Theme: From Colonies to Local Control: Mapping North America, 1494 to 1867

Associated Map Imagery: Ship 1, 1609, Pervviae Avriferae Regionis Typvs. Didaco Mendezio auctore, Ship 2, 1609, Pervviae Avriferae Regionis Typvs. Didaco Mendezio auctore

Collection/Donor: Osher

Permanent URL: https://oshermaps.org/map/360.0001