Slaves Fishing, Pernambuco, Brazil, 1662


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This record was last updated on 25 Jan 2011

Image Reference
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Source
Joan Blaeu, [Atlas major] Geographia, quae est Cosmographia Blaviana . . . (Amsterdam, 1662), vol. 11, between pp. 243 and 245. (Copy in Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library)

Comments
Title: "Praefecturae Paranambucae pars Meridionalis." Detail of a map of Pernambuco showing a group of slaves fishing with nets or seines; the activity of the man in the wooden tower is unclear.