Mappa Aestivarum Insularum, alias Barmudas dictarum. Single sheet, engraving.
Single sheet, engraving. The background is a seachart of Bermuda and the neighbouring coasts of America and Hispaniola. Superimposed on this is a cadastral map, showing the land-holdings of the various 'tribes' (shares) and listing them (as at 1622) at the foot. The scale for the cadastral map is circa 1:70,000 with a bar scale in miles. The scales for seachart are in English miles and Dutch miles. North is at 40 degrees. The title cartouche is decorated with Triton and other sea figures. The scale cartouche depicts a surveyor assisted by Indians, with armed men and a fort in the background.Object number: G214:5/4
Dimensions: 400 mm x 445 mm
- Image reference: F0405
- © National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
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