Demonstration of the São Francisco River in Minas Gerais
This hand-drawn map, made by an unknown cartographer sometime in the early 18th century, shows the São Francisco River in Brazil’s Minas Gerais state. In the early 18th century, the Portuguese sent numerous expeditions up the São Francisco and its tributaries in search of gold, silver, and diamonds.
Title in Original Language
Demonstração do rio São Francisco, em Minas Gerais
Type of Item
1 manuscript map : ink drawing ; color ; 36 x 68 centimeters
Last updated: November 17, 2014