Media Information

 
 
 
Collection name:
Maps of Africa
Record:
Title:
Aethiopia Inferior vel Exterior. Partes magis Septentrionales, quae hic desiderantur, vide in tabula Aethiopiae Superioris.
Title in Translation:
Southern Africa ...
Publication Place:
Amsterdam
Publisher:
Blaeu, Willem Janszoon, 1571-1638
Publication Date:
1635
Cartographer:
Blaeu, Willem Janszoon, 1571-1638
Height:
38 cm.
Width:
50 cm.
Scale:
Scale in German miles
Color:
Outline color
Descriptive Notes:
Title of cartouche is on an ox skin being held up by natives. Monkeys and tortoises surround the base. Various types of animals decorate the mainland, while the sea contain sailing ships. "This was a standard map throughout the seventeenth century and it went into many editions, and was copied by other publishers."
Provenance:
Dr. Oscar I. Norwich
General Area:
Africa
Geographic Focus:
Southern Africa
Period:
17th c.
Norwich Number:
154
Call Number:
NOR 0154
References:
Norwich (2nd ed.), ckey = 3871463
Page:
map 0154, p. 174
Program:
Jacobson Africana Program

Aethiopia Inferior vel Exterior. Partes magis Septentrionales, quae hic desiderantur, vide…