Media Information

 
 
 
Collection:
JCB Archive of Early American Images
Accession number:
10914
Record number:
10914-1
JCB call number:
D628 D751w
Image title:
A New and accurate Mappe of the World, drawne according to the best and latest discoveries that have been made.
Creator 1:
Robert Vaughan
Creator 1 dates:
ca. 1600-ca. 1663
Creator 1 role:
fecit
Place image published:
[London]
Image publisher:
[Nicholas Bourne]
Image date:
[1628]
Image function:
fold-out map; following p. [4]
Technique:
engraving
Image dimension height:
16.3 cm.
Image dimension width:
24.4 cm.
Page dimension height:
16.8 cm.
Page dimension width:
25.6 cm.
Materials medium:
ink
Materials support:
paper
Languages:
English
Description:
Map of the world in two hemispheres showing California as an island and the northwestern part of North America blank. Cartographic elements include lines of latitude and longitude. Decorative elements include portraits of Sir Francis Drake, Ferdinand Magellan, Thomas Cavendish, and Olivier de Noort, armillary sphere, birds, elephant, ship, figures representing water, fire, air, and earth, and illustrations of eclipses of the moon and sun.
Source creator:
Drake, Francis, Sir, d. 1637
Source Title:
The world encompassed by Sir Francis Drake, being his next voyage to that to Nombre de Dios formerly imprinted ...
Source place of publication:
London
Source publisher:
Printed for Nicholas Bourne and are to be sold at his shop at the Royall Exchange
Source date:
1628
Time Period:
1601-1650
Subject Area:
Geography, maps, city views and plans; Portraits
geographic area:
Guianas; Caribbean Islands; North America; Brazil; Spanish America; Arctic
Subject headings:
World maps
References:
Church, E. D. Discovery, 413
Provenance/Donor:
Acquired in 1916.
Owner and copyright:
©John Carter Brown Library, Box 1894, Brown University, Providence, R.I. 02912
Commentary:

A New and accurate Mappe of the World, drawne according to the best and latest disco…