Detail View: JCB Archive of Early American Images: Urbs Domingo in Hispaniola

Accession number: 
01631
Record number: 
01631-72
JCB call number: 
F671 M765n / 1-SIZE
Image title: 
Urbs Domingo in Hispaniola
Place image published: 
[Amsterdam]
Image publisher: 
[Jacob Meurs]
Image date: 
[1671]
Image function: 
plate; following p. 160
Technique: 
engraving
Image dimension height: 
28.6 cm.
Image dimension width: 
35.2 cm. [both pages]
Page dimension height: 
31.5 cm.
Page dimension width: 
36.7 cm. [both pages]
Materials medium: 
ink
Materials support: 
paper
Languages: 
Latin
Description: 
A bird's-eye view of Santo Domingo and the surrounding countryside. Built environment includes cathedral at center, churches, fortifications, and dwellings. Includes gardens, moat, gallows, ships, and boats.
Source creator: 
Montanus, Arnoldus, 1625?-1683
Source Title: 
De Nieuwe en onbekende Weereld: of Beschryving van America
Source place of publication: 
t'Amsterdam
Source publisher: 
By Jacob Meurs Boek-verkooper en Plaet-snyder, op de Kaisars-graf, schuin over de wester-markt, in de stad Meurs
Source date: 
1671
notes: 
Image derived from Walter Bigges, Civitas S. Dominici sita in Hispaniola Indica Angliae magnitudine sere oequatis, ipsa vrbs elagantor ab Hispanis extruca, et omnibus circumuicinis insulis iura dat, Leiden, 1588.
Time Period: 
1651-1700
Provenance/Donor: 
Acquired in 1847.
Owner and copyright: 
©John Carter Brown Library, Box 1894, Brown University, Providence, R.I. 02912
geographic area: 
Caribbean Islands
Subject Area: 
Geography, maps, city views and plans
Subject headings: 
Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic)--Description and travel