He is most widely remembered for accurately plotting the Falkland Islands in 1600. In and around the year 1598, several exploratory expeditions left Rotterdam for eastern discovery traveling in many different routes. They headed Southwest toward the Straits of Magellan in South America, intending to navigate the straits then turn Northwestern toward Asia.The Blijde Boodschap was better known as Vliegend Hart (Flying heart) prior to this particular voyage. Subject: Plate 3 :'Afbeeldinghe van seeckeren Koningh in Guinee'. Depiction of a certain King in Guinea. This plate shows an African King who is being offered a goat. General age related toning and foxing, some creasing and minor soiling.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 24.5 x 19 cm. The image size is ca.
18 x 13.5 cm. Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 9.6 x 7.5 inch.7.1 x 5.3 inch. Medium: Original copper engravings on a vellin type paper.
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