Americae nova tabulaAdditional title: Theatrum orbis terrarum
NamesBlaeu, Willem Janszoon, 1571-1638 (Cartographer)White, John, fl. 1585-1593 (Artist)Blaeu, Joan, 1596-1673 (Publisher)
Maps of North and South America
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1635 (Questionable)Place: AmsterdamPublisher: Joan Blaeu
Library locationsLionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map DivisionShelf locator: Map Div. 15-5009 [Filed with North and South America ]
TopicsIndians of North AmericaAmericaAmerica -- Discovery and exploration
NotesStatement 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 DescriptionExtent: 1 map : hand colored ; 41 x 56 cm, on sheet 50 x 59 cmRelief shown pictoriallyAccession number 53554 stamp in ink at lower left.
Type of ResourceCartographic
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 85766429 NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20643229Other local Identifier: NA001.4.04Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5847e9b0-f8be-0132-d9ee-58d385a7bbd0
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