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Danckerts’ Africa

SKU: 7466

Danckerts’ Africa

Date of publication:

  • c.1700
  • Printed Measurement:

  • 50 x 58 cm
  • Colour:

  • original
  • Danckerts’ map of Africa follows Frederick de Wit's model.

    It is a typical late seventeenth-century European perception of the continent: good coastal detail together with a great deal of speculation about the interior, including the mythical twin lakes of Zaire and Zaflan, and the mythical Saharan branch of the Nile. Read more

    Condition & Materials

    Copper engraving, 50 x 58 cm, original hand-colour, closed split at foot of centrefold, blank verso.  Read less