"Typus Geographicus Chili a Paraguay Freti Magellanici &c...", Homann Heirs
Subject: Southern South America
Period: 1733 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
22.1 x 18.9 inches
56.1 x 48 cm
This handsome, detailed map covering the southern part of the continent is based on the cartography of Delisle and the information gleaned from the voyages of Brouwer, Narbouroug, and Beauchesne. Filled with information of settlements, missions, forests, rivers, volcanoes, and mountains. In the lower right corner is an inset plan of the city of Santiago, and in the lower left corner is a decorative title cartouche incorporating an erupting volcano.
Original color on watermarked paper with toning along the centerfold and a light damp stain at top.