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  • This hand-colored map shows the village of Cuiabá in Brazil’s Mato Grosso state. The town was founded in 1727, after gold was discovered in the region. This map, made more than 40 years later, still shows a small village.

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  • Planta topográfica da nova descuberta da Quina, na Villa do Cuyabá

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  • 1 manuscript map. : color ; 28.5 x 41.5 centimeters

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