"Nieuwe Paskaart van de Zoute Eylanden...", Keulen, Johannes van
Subject: Cape Verde Islands
Period: 1697 (circa)
Publication: De Nieuwe Groote Lichtende Zee-Fakkel
Color: Hand Color
22.9 x 20.4 inches
58.2 x 51.8 cm
A large copper engraved sea chart of the Cape Verde Islands. A beautiful decorative title cartouche with a sea shell surrounds the title that rests above a scene of Poseidon, mermaids and horses. The chart is further adorned with two sailing ships and a distance scale at bottom right featuring sea-boys and fish.
A fine impression with attractive color. Narrow margins, as issued, and professionally remargined at top to accommodate framing.