The Bay of All Saints
This map by Joan Blaeu (1596-1673), one of the most important Dutch cartographers, shows the Bay of All Saints off the coast of Brazil. The bay was named by Amerigo Vespucci, who is said to have entered it on All Saints’ Day, November 1, in the year 1501. Located on the bay is the city of Salvador.
J. Blaeve, Amsterdam, Holland
Title in Original Language
Sinus Omnium Sanctoru[m]
Type of Item
1 color map; 39 x 51.3 centimeters
Last updated: September 18, 2015