"Veroveringe van Rio Grande in Brasil. Anno 1633", Commelin, Isaac
Period: 1656 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
15 x 11 inches
38.1 x 27.9 cm
A bird's-eye view of the fort (present-day Natal) at the mouth of the Rio Potengi showing the Dutch invasion and capture of the Portuguese fort in 1633. The harbor is filled with ships and armies are shown rushing to defend the fort.
Faint damp stains in blank margins.