Foundations of  Western European Cartography in Texas Collections

                                                                                                   A  Special  Collections Exhibition 

                                                   Mapping the New World

 

 

 

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Facsimile of a map of South America from Jean Rotz, “The boke of Ydrography,” c. 1541 (UTA)

 

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Indian map of the area of Virginia   (Kraus 28)

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Nicolas Denisot, Map of Peru, 1545  (Kraus 11)

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Antonio de Herrera, Map of the Pacific Ocean, 1600  (UTA)

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Herman Moll,  World map, c. 1700  (UTA)

 

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Pascal Ponce, SJ, Manuscript map of Peru and Brazil, 1761 (Kraus 25)

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Covens and Mortier, America,  c. 1770   (Kraus 10)

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Thomas Jefferys, A new map of the Province of Quebec from his American Atlas,  1775 (TMS)

Archives

Medieval foundations
The influence of Ptolemy
City plans
The composite atlases
Uniformly-composed collections of maps, charts and plans
Military mapping
Regional European Mapping
Mapping the new world
Nautical maps and charts
List of Images

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