Atlas of the Azores and Madeira Islands
This 16th-century pen-and-ink watercolor map, from an atlas of Madeira and the Azores, shows the island of Madeira. This island was discovered in 1419 by captains sailing for Prince Henry the Navigator and was colonized shortly thereafter. This detailed map shows the island’s many ports.
Title in Original Language
Atlas das Ilhas de Açores e Madeira
Type of Item
1 pen-and-ink and watercolor manuscript map ; 54.5 x 126 centimeters
Last updated: April 17, 2012