Collection of the Prospects of the Villages, Remarkable Places and People who are Depicted in the Map Drawn by the Engineers During Their Expedition that Began from the City of Pará to the Village of Mariua on the Negro River


This collection of maps shows villages along the Rio Negro and the Amazon. They are the product of an expedition undertaken by a group of engineers tracing the route of the Negro from Pará to Mariua. The drawings mostly feature local houses, churches, and other buildings along the banks of the river. The maps are attributed to the German engineer João André Schwebel, who was a partner of Mendonça Furtado on this expedition.

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Collecçam dos prospectos das aldeas, e lugares mais notaveis que se acham em o mapa que tiraram os engenheiros de expediçam principiando da cidade do Pará the a aldea de Mariua no Rio-Negro

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1 atlas : 26 views ; 13 x 22 centimeters

Last updated: September 11, 2013