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Choose from 34 pictures in our Gerardus collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


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17th century map of South America

South America, 17th century Dutch map. This shows the new continent that was being discovered by European explorers. The shape is distorted because it had not yet been accurately mapped. Two large rivers in Brazil are shown flowing from a large lake in eastern Brazil. The western coastline is by now fairly accurately mapped, but it was still not realised that Tierra del Fuego (bottom centre) in the Straits of Magellan, was a group of islands and not part of a large southern continent. The inset at lower left shows the Incan city of Cuzco in Peru. This map, published around 1630 by Jodocus Hondius, continued the earlier work of Gerard Mercator.

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'South America (America Meridionalis): from the Atlas of Gerardus Mercator', 1633, (1936). Artist: Gerardus Mercator

'South America (America Meridionalis): from the Atlas of Gerardus Mercator', 1633, (1936). Published at Antwerp by Hondius From The Connoisseur, Vol. 98, edited by H. Granville Fell. [International Studio, London, 1936]

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