"Paraquaria Vulgo Paraguay Cum Adjacentibus", Ogilby, John
Subject: Central South America
Period: 1671 (published)
Color: Black & White
14.4 x 11.3 inches
36.6 x 28.7 cm
Bold copper engraving with good interior detail covering Uruguay with part of Argentina and the Rio de la Plata. Buenos Aires is but a tiny x on the chart. Great cartouche features natives in ceremonial costume and weaponry. The fancy curtain cartouche is surrounded by cherubs.
Sharp impression on fine paper with wide margins. A few small stains on the sheet.