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Title
Americae nova tabula
Additional title: Theatrum orbis terrarum
Names
Blaeu, Willem Janszoon, 1571-1638 (Cartographer)
White, John, fl. 1585-1593 (Artist)
Blaeu, Joan, 1596-1673 (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North and South America

Whole

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1635 (Questionable)
Place: Amsterdam
Publisher: Joan Blaeu
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-5009 [Filed with North and South America [1635]]
Topics
Indians of North America
America
America -- Discovery and exploration
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: auct: Guiljelmo Blaeuw.
Content: Scale approximately 1:45,000,000 (W 171°54ʹ00ʺ--W 5°37ʹ00ʺ/N 77°01ʹ00ʺ--S 60°00ʹ00ʺ)
Content: Includes latitude and longitude.
Content: "Cum privilegio decem annorum."
Content: Illustrated with sea monsters and ships bearing different flags.
Content: Shows the western tips of Europe and Africa in the east.
Content: Decorative borders depict nine town plans along the top, including Havana, Santo Domingo, Cartegena, Mexico City and Rio de Janeiro, in addition to ten vignettes of Native American figures along left and right border.
Content: Inset: Greenland and Iceland.
Content: Includes a description of Greenland and Iceland near inset.
Content: Dutch text with signature "West -Indien A ", catchword "sen", and "I" in upper right on verso.
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored ; 41 x 56 cm, on sheet 50 x 59 cm
Relief shown pictorially
Accession number 53554 stamp in ink at lower left.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Languages
Latin
Dutch, Flemish
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 85766429
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20643229
Other local Identifier: NA001.4.04
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5847e9b0-f8be-0132-d9ee-58d385a7bbd0
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1571: Creator Born
  • 1635: Issued
  • 1638: Creator Died
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Americae nova tabula" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1635. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c4661990-f8bf-0132-88d1-58d385a7bbd0

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Americae nova tabula" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 30, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c4661990-f8bf-0132-88d1-58d385a7bbd0

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1635). Americae nova tabula Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c4661990-f8bf-0132-88d1-58d385a7bbd0

Wikipedia Citation

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Americae nova tabula