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Jan Jansson: Portugallia et Algarbia quae olim Lusitania

Map: SP1644
 
Cartographer: Jan Jansson
Title: Portugallia et Algarbia quae olim Lusitania
Date: 1636
Published: Amsterdam
Width: 20 inches / 51 cm
Height: 15 inches / 39 cm
Map ref: SP1644
Description:
Beautiful map of Portugal from the Dutch Golden Age of Cartography. Embellished with multiple sailing ships, the coats of arms of the kingdoms of Portugal and Algarve, and two compass roses. The elaborate title cartouche is flanked by two scholars using an astrolabe and a cross-staff to find their position on Earth.

Coloured. [SP1644]