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Document Type

StillImage

Contributing Institution

Maine State Archives

Identifier

206791

Description

Dutch map of America circa 1640. Includes the West Coast of America (which did not follow the California as an Island myth) and dozens of place names along the East Coast. Nine decorative views of important American Cities and Harbors across the top and 10 miniatures of Native Americans of various regions along the side panels. The map is also embellished with eight sailing ships, four sea monsters and vignettes in the interior of the continent showing Indian life.

Broad Creation Date

1640

Dimensions

22" x 16"

Language

Latin

Other Location

North America; South America; Central America

Keywords

Cartography; Maps

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