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Africa imagined : a selection of maps from the Hugh Solomon Collections Stellenbosch University Library and Information Service
An introduction on the Hugh Solomon map collection and descriptions and depictions of 18 selected maps from the collection.
Cape of Good Hope (sea chart). [unidentified]
Manuscript coloured chart. 3 insets : 1,"Aldus vertoondt Caap de Bona Esperanca als men uijt de west komt aan zijlen, gelekent op schip Westerdycks loertroen (?) 24 February Ao. 1720". - 2, "Taffel baaij...". - 3, "Aldus ...
A mapp of the higher and lower Aethiopia
Map. In top right corner is a heraldic dedication to Sr. William Glynne of Bissister, signed R.B. In lower right corner: Francis Lamb Sculp. This map is an exact copy on a slightly smaller scale of Sanson's map of ...
Cape of Good Hope
(J. Arrowsmith, 1842)
Coloured map with overlay 24x12cm. Line scale given. An overlay continues the coastline north from Port Natal (Durban) to Delagoa Bay. The first ed. of this map appeared in 1834.
Drawing from Korte Deductie van Willem Adriaan van der Stel...tot destructie ende wederlegginge van alle de klaghten, die enige vry-luyden vande voorsz. Cabo, aen de Edele Achtbare Heren bewinthebberen.
Caarte van de Kaap de Goede Hoop
Map. Scale not given.
Africae nova descriptio
Coloured map. Scale not given. Latin text on the reverse (incomplete) differs from that of Atlas major pub. by his son Johan Blaeu in 1662. This map may be from an ed. of the Appendix theatri... first pub. in 1631, or ...
Coloured map. Scale not given. Title is given in bottom right corner & is not enclosed in a cartouche. On lower left side are 2 notes, 1 on "St. Helena” & the other on the "Cape of Good Hope". In the middle of Africa ...
Africae Tabula Nova
Coloured map. Scale not given. col.map 37x50cm. First appeared in A. Ortelius: Theatrum orbis terrarum of 1570. Simple cartouche with 2 armless statues of women; above the title is inscribed: Africam Graeci Lybyam ...
Coloured map. First appeared in Theatrum orbis terrarum, Additamentum V (Parergon)of 1595. 2 insets, 1 giving details of the coast between Alexandria and Heraclium; the other inset oval in shape and coloured yellow, ...