Gviana siue Amazonvm Regio

Collection: Osher Sheet Map Collection

Title: Gviana siue Amazonvm Regio

Title Translation: Guiana or Amazon Region

Barcode: 420

Creator: Blaeu, Willem Janszoon, 1571-1638

Publisher: Blaeu, Joan, 1596-1673

Publishing Location: Amsterdam

Region Depicted: Venezuela · Guyana · Suriname · French Guiana · Brazil · Trinidad and Tobago · South America

Date Produced: 1642

Date Published: 1642

Language: Dutch

Subjects: Blaeu, Willem Janszoon, 1571-1638 · Blaeu, Joan, 1596-1673 · Venezuela · Guyana · Suriname · French Guiana · Brazil · Trinidad and Tobago · South America · Amazon River · Maps--Early works to 1800

Map Type: Geographical, Political

Dimensions: 37 cm. x 49 cm. on sheet 48 x 58 cm.

Printing Process: Engraving

Printing Technique: Copper

Material Type: Paper

Notes: From: "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum," vol. 2, 1642-43 published by Joan Blaeu. Note lower right: "Amstelodami Guiljelmus Blaeuw excudit." Verso: Text in Dutch

Brief Description: Map of Northeastern South America, showing the area from Maracaibo, Venezuela to Northern Brazil, including the mouth of the Amazon River

Physical Description: 1 map: colored, illustrated

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

Associated Cartouche: Cartouche 1, 1642, Gviana siue Amazonvm Regio, Cartouche 2, 1642, Gviana siue Amazonvm Regio

Associated Map Imagery: Sea Monster, 1642, Gviana siue Amazonvm Regio, Ship, 1642, Gviana siue Amazonvm Regio, Naval Battle, 1642, Gviana siue Amazonvm Regio

Collection/Donor: Osher

Permanent URL: https://oshermaps.org/map/420.0001