C1870

Map of the Rivers Canuma, Abacaxis, & Maue - Assu & its Tributaries, (Brazil)

Mapmaker:

Edward Weller

Map of the explorations of the English explorer William Chandless of the Amazon Basin. During his time in the Amazon Chandless lived in Manaus (now the capital of Brazil’s Amazonas state) from where he explored many of the Amazon River’s southern … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Map of the Rivers Canuma, Abacaxis, & Maue – Assu & its Tributaries, (Brazil)

Date:

C1870

Mapmaker:

Edward Weller

Condition:

Narrow lower left hand side margin, otherwise in good condition with folds as issued.

Technique:

Lithograph printed in colour.

Image Size: 

275mm 
x 320mm

Paper Size: 

295mm 
x 343mm
AUTHENTICITY
Map of the Rivers Canuma, Abacaxis, & Maue - Assu & its Tributaries, (Brazil) - Antique Print from 1870

Genuine antique
dated:

1870

Description:

Map of the explorations of the English explorer William Chandless of the Amazon Basin.

During his time in the Amazon Chandless lived in Manaus (now the capital of Brazil’s Amazonas state) from where he explored many of the Amazon River’s southern tributaries and contacted various indigenous tribes. Arawá, the extinct language after which the Arauan language group is named, is only known from a short list of words he collected in 1867.

From the Royal Geographical Society Journal.

Biography:

Edward Weller (1819-1884)

Very active English cartographer of which little is known of his
personal  life although he produced a number of important maps and was
elected a member of the Royal Geographical Society.

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