Village and Square of Santos
This drawing shows the village of Santos in the Brazilian state of São Paulo. The village was established in 1546 and quickly became an export site for coffee. The drawing is done with Nanquim ink, a type of ink developed in China and used for colloidal drawings and watercolors. It involves suspending carbon particles in water and stabilizing it with some type of glue.
Title in Original Language
Villa e praça de Santos
Type of Item
1 manuscript map : color ; 71 x 44 centimeters
Last updated: November 17, 2014