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Montanus, (fl. 1670-1671) View of Puerto Rico

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09788 Author/Creator: Montanus, (fl. 1670-1671) Place Written: s.l. Type: Engraving Date: 1671 Pagination: 1 engraving : b&w ; 30.7 x 36.1 cm.

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Summary of Content: An engraving entitled "Porto Rico" dated circa 1670. This engraving features a view of the port of Puerto Rico. The image contains twelve ships, some with people on them and a fort and buildings in the background. Originally published in an atlas by Montanus entitled, "De nieuwe en onbekende wereld."

Background Information: Montanus was a Jesuit priest and headmaster at the Latin school of Schoonhoven.

People: Montanus, fl. 1670-1671

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Puerto RicoPuerto RicansColonization

Sub Era: Early Settlements

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