Media Information

 
 
 
Collection name:
Maps of Africa
Record:
Title:
A Map of the Cape of Good Hope with its true Situation.
Publication Place:
London
Publication Date:
1703
Cartographer:
Nieuhof, Johannes, 1618-1672
Height:
27 cm.
Width:
35 cm.
Scale:
Scale in Dutch miles, English and French leagues
Color:
Colored
Descriptive Notes:
Map shows "early routes of one of the early exploring expeditions." Mainland is decorated with various animals, elephants, lion, snakes, ostriches, cows and sheep. The seas contain several sailing vessels and a compass rose. Inset: View of Table Mountain. Top left: Vol. 2 p. 141.
Provenance:
Dr. Oscar I. Norwich
General Area:
Africa
Geographic Focus:
Cape of Good Hope
Map Use:
Exploration
Period:
18th c.
Norwich Number:
209
Call Number:
NOR 0209
References:
Norwich (2nd ed.), ckey = 3871463
Page:
map 0209, p. 236
Program:
Jacobson Africana Program

A Map of the Cape of Good Hope with its true Situation.