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subject : Brazil--History--Dutch Conquest, 1624-1654--Maps--Early works to 1800
Scale based on German geographical mile: 7420.439 meter = 1 mile.; Relief shown pictorially.; The Dutch and the West India Company made their second, and more successful, attempt to colonize Brazil in 1629, after a brief possession of Sao Salvador de Bahia de Todos os Santos from 1624 to 1625. Hendrick Corneliszoon Loncq, commander of the Dutch fleet, arrived at Pernambuco in February 1630 with a fleet of 67 ships. By February 16,1630, the Dutch were in possession of Olinda; by March Portuguese resistance had ended and the Dutch were masters of Recife, Olinda, and the island of Antonio Vaz. The Portuguese burnt their sugar warehouse and shipping. (John Carter Brown, Archive of American Images).
Merian (publisher)
Merian, Matthaeus, 1593-1650. (creator)
Bry, Theodor de, 1528-1598.; Gottfried, Johann Ludwig, active 17th century. (contributor)
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