• Creator
  • Lodge, John, d. 1796
  • Created Date
  • 1781
  • Publisher
  • J. Bew
    London
  • Description
  • This map of the Cape Verde islands appeared in the second volume (1781) of "The Political Magazine". Published by John Bew, a London bookseller, this journal was written for an audience of informed gentlemen and often included supplementary maps. The map provides detailed depth soundings along the African coastline and in the inset for Praya Bay. Currently, the town of Praya (Praia), located on the island of St. Jago (Sao Tiago), the largest i... more
    This map of the Cape Verde islands appeared in the second volume (1781) of "The Political Magazine". Published by John Bew, a London bookseller, this journal was written for an audience of informed gentlemen and often included supplementary maps. The map provides detailed depth soundings along the African coastline and in the inset for Praya Bay. Currently, the town of Praya (Praia), located on the island of St. Jago (Sao Tiago), the largest island in the Cape Verde grouping, serves at the capital of the country which gained its independence in 1975. Depths shown by soundings. Appears in The Political Magazine. London. 1781. Vol. 2, p. 387. Exhibited in “Faces and Places,” at the Boston Public Library, Boston, MA, October 2003 - September 2004 MB (BRL). [John Lodge]. less
  • Format
  • Maps
  • Rights
  • No known copyright restrictions. This work is licensed for use under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike License (CC BY-NC-SA).