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Portugallia et Algarbia quae olim Lusitania

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: engraving
Maker: Secco, Fernando Alvaro; Blaeu, Willem; Guiljelmum et Joannem Blaeuw; Blaeu Joan
Place made: Netherlands, North Holland, Amsterdam
Date made: 1644
Materials: ink; color; paper
Measurements: 19 3/4 in x 23 in
Nomenclature: maps
Classification: cartography

Chapter titled, "Description des royaumes de portugal et d'algarbe" taken from Blaeu's Theatre du Monde. On hand-colored, copperplate-engraved map (Plate L 12), relief shown pictorially with North oriented toward the right. Text on verso in French. Sea monsters, ships, royal crests, and elaborate cartouches decorate the map.


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