AMAZONIA. Showing "El Dorado?", missions & tribes. Brazil Ecuador. SDUK 1851 map
Contributor:Antiqua Print Gallery / Alamy Stock Photo
File size:235.9 MB (11 MB Compressed download)
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Dimensions:10178 x 8100 px | 86.2 x 68.6 cm | 33.9 x 27 inches | 300dpi
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SOUTH AMERICA, SHEET I., ECUADOR, NEW GRANADA, VENEZUELA AND PARTS OF BRAZIL AND GUYANA. Artist/engraver/cartographer: 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 [SDUK Atlas]. Type: Antique steel engraved map with original outline hand colouring. 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."