"Brasilia", Wytfliet, Cornelis
Period: 1605 (published)
Publication: Histoire Universelle des Indes Occidentales et Orientales…
Color: Hand Color
11.3 x 9 inches
28.7 x 22.9 cm
This early map portrays the coastal areas of Brazil. There are place names around the coast, while the interior remains unexplored. The strapwork cartouche rests on the Tropic of Capricorn.
Infilled worm track at center not affecting the engraved surface. Some extraneous creasing.