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Matthaus Seutter: Nova Designatio Insulae Jamaicae

Map: WIND3569
 
Cartographer: Matthaus Seutter
Title: Nova Designatio Insulae Jamaicae
Date: c. 1760
Published: Augsburg
Width: 22 inches / 56 cm
Height: 20 inches / 51 cm
Map ref: WIND3569
Description:
Glorious map of the island of Jamaica divided into its governing parishes and marking plantation sites with a small o. .

The large and finely engraved title cartouche shows plantation slaves, cultivating the land and collecting commodities such as sugar cane. A mermaid and turtles in the foreground of the scene.

Original hand colour. [WIND3569]