AMAZONIA. Showing El Dorado missions & tribes. Brazil Ecuador. SDUK 1846 map
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AMAZONIA. Showing "El Dorado?", missions & tribes. Brazil Ecuador. SDUK 1846 map

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TITLE/CONTENT OF MAP: 'SOUTH AMERICA, SHEET I., ECUADOR, NEW GRANADA, VENEZUELA AND PARTS OF BRAZIL AND GUYANA'

This fascinating map of the North West part of South America/Amazonia covers Ecuador, New Granada (Colombia), Venezuela, and part of Brazil and the Guianas. The map marks "a knot of low mountains here according to Humboldt, called Sierra Tunuhy supposed to abound in mineral riches, El Dorado?". The locations of numerous missions and Amazonian tribes are marked. The map notes many landmarks and features of the rivers, eg "Schomburgk quits the canoes and crosses the Ariwana Mt."

The top image on the right hand side shows the entire map. To view a close up of the map showing the level of printed detail, please click on the bottom image on the right hand side.

DATE PRINTED: 1846    

IMAGE SIZE: Approx 33.5 x 42.5cm, 13.25 x 16.75 inches (Large)

TYPE: Antique steel engraved map with original outline hand colouring

CONDITION: Good; suitable for framing. Please check the scan for any blemishes prior to making your purchase. Virtually all antiquarian maps and prints are subject to some normal aging due to use and time which is not obtrusive unless otherwise stated. We offer a no questions asked return policy.

AUTHENTICITY: This is an authentic historic map, published at the date stated above. It is not a modern copy.

VERSO: There is nothing printed on the reverse side, which is plain

ARTIST/CARTOGRAPHER/ENGRAVER: Cartography by Humboldt, Schomburgk, Codazzi etc; Engraved by J & C Walker

PROVENANCE: "Maps of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. A new edition, corrected to the present time", published by Charles Knight & Co, 22 Ludgate Street, London



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