15 OTTENS, J. Nieuwe kaart van Suriname / Virtual Map Fair 163


Description: OTTENS, J.
Title: Nieuwe kaart van Suriname vertonende de stromen en land-streken van Suriname, Comowini, Cottica en Marawini, gelegen in Zuid America op de kusten van Caribana. . .
Published in: Amsterdam, ca. 1700

Size: 15.6 x 20.1 inches.
39.5 x 51.0 cm.

Original colours.
Condition: A fine copy.
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Decorative full color example of Ottens map of Suriname. Detailed map of the northeast part of Suriname between Paramaribo, with fort Zeelandia, and Mana.
Along the Suriname River we see "Joods Dorp (Jew's Town) en Sinagoge", and was one of the major settlements, with farms surrounding it on both sides of the Suriname River. In the seventeenth century persecuted Jews could live in Suriname in safety.
Nice wide marginal example. Blank verso.
  • Number: 1630219 (00674)
  • Dealer: Speculum Orbis Nauticum

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