Detail View: JCB Archive of Early American Images: Gevaerlycke Passagie.

Accession number: 
Record number: 
JCB call number: 
D700 G133n
Image title: 
Gevaerlycke Passagie.
Place image published: 
Image publisher: 
[Willem de Coup, Willem Lamsveld, Philip Verbeek & Johannes Lamsveld]
Image date: 
Image function: 
plate; following p. 170
engraving, hand coloring
Image dimension height: 
18 cm.
Image dimension width: 
13.8 cm
Page dimension height: 
18.9 cm.
Page dimension width: 
15.4 cm.
Materials medium: 
ink, colors
Materials support: 
View of a mountain with men traveling a path on its side. Also includes a glimpse of the ocean and ships.
Source creator: 
Gage, Thomas, 1603?-1656
Source Title: 
[English-American his travail by sea and land. Dutch] Nieuwe ende seer naeuwkeurige reyse door de Spaensche West-Indien ...
Source place of publication: 
t' Amsterdam
Source publisher: 
By Willem de Coup, Willem Lamsvelt, Philip Verbeek en Johannes Lamsvelt, Boekverkoopers
Source date: 
Text discusses the author's crossing of the isthmus of Tehuantepec, the narrowest part of Mexico between the Gulf of Mexico and the Pacific Ocean. It identifies the mountain as Macuilapa, which means in the indigenous language, "bald head", and discusses the cruel wind which impeded the traveler's progress.Thomas Gage, an English Dominican friar, returned to England after several decades in Spanish America, became a Protestant and a principal advisor to Oliver Cromwell.
Time Period: 
Acquired before 1870.
Owner and copyright: 
©John Carter Brown Library, Box 1894, Brown University, Providence, R.I. 02912
geographic area: 
Spanish America
Subject Area: 
Artifacts, industry, and human activities
Subject headings: 
Mexico--Description and travel