The New Map of the North of the Coast of Brazil Showing Distances of the Pará and Amazon Rivers


This early-19th century pen-and-ink watercolor map of the northern coast of Brazil shows the Pará River, an estuary of the Amazon that empties into the Atlantic to the southeast of the main river delta.

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A nova carta do norte da costa do Brazil mostrando a entrada rumos e distancia do Rio do Para e Amazonas

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1 pen-and-ink and watercolor manuscript map ; 62.5 x 77 centimeters

Last updated: November 17, 2014