S. Salvador. Book illustration from Library of Congress
Print shows a birds-eye view of ships flying Dutch flags approaching the harbor Baya de Todos os Sanctos to the entrance of Salvador in Brazil. In May 1624, Dutch forces captured the town of Salvador in Brazil. A joint Spanish-Portuguese expedition recaptured Salvador in the following year. Details and landmarks are numbered 1-22 in the print. Key not provided.
Title from caption at top of print.
Paas, J.R. German political broadsheet, 1600-1700 Vol. 4, P-1040
Reference copy in LOT 4601, no. 241.
Illustration in: Hauslab Album, plate 241.
Original album; Purchase; 1950.
Formerly: PR13 CN1950:R01. Originals were housed in blind-tooled morocco album 11 x 17 in. Original binding in P&P Suppl. Archives.