Topographic Map of Part of Ilheos District
This early-18th century topographic map shows the Ilhéus district in the northeastern Brazilian state of Bahia. The region, also known as Ihéus and São Jorge dos Ilhéus, was the center of Brazil’s sugar production during the colonial period.
Title in Original Language
Planta topographica em que se comprehende parte da comarca dos Ilheos
Type of Item
1 manuscript map : color ; 107 x 67 centimeters
Last updated: January 8, 2018