A description of the sea coastes, of the land of Algarbe, and a parte of the Condado with their shew & opening
Bound sheet. Hand coloured engraving. Scale: [circa 1:400,000 (bar)]. North at 355 degrees. The bar scales are in English, Spanish and Dutch leagues. Additional Places: Algarve, Ayamonte, Cartaya. Contents Note: The chart contains one coastal profile. It is decorated with two ships and two sea creatures.
A chart from Anthony Ashley's English edition of 'The Mariners Mirrour'. Lord Howard of Effingham ordered Waghenaer's sea atlas 'De Spieghel der Zeevaerdt' to be translated. It was so popular that 'waggoner' became the English term for a book of charts.
Object number: PBD8264(18)
Date: circa 1588
Original dimensions: 302 mm x 406 mm
- Image reference: F8004
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
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