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Title
Africæ: nova descriptio
Additional title: Map of Africa.ca. 1600
Names
Blaeu, Willem Janszoon, 1571-1638 (Cartographer)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1660 (Approximate)
Place: Amsterdam
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division
Shelf locator: Sc Map P-51
Topics
Africa -- Maps -- Early works to 1800
Benin
Liberia
Senegal
Ghana
Mali
Sierra Leone
Gambia
Bissau (Guinea-Bissau)
Togo
Eastern Nigeria (Nigeria)
Gabon
Cameroon
Côte d'Ivoire
Genres
Maps
Notes
Content: Relief shown pictorially. Includes color illustrations and 9 city views.
Physical Description
Engravings
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Languages
Latin
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13430177
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): fe759f10-0031-0130-8e5c-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1571: Creator Born
  • 1638: Creator Died
  • 1660: Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division, The New York Public Library. "Africæ: nova descriptio" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1660. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-3c7f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division, The New York Public Library. "Africæ: nova descriptio" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 17, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-3c7f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division, The New York Public Library. (1660). Africæ: nova descriptio Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-3c7f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Africæ: nova descriptio