Gilsemans, Isaac :Thus appears the main land to south of the Rocky Point [Cape Foulwind] when you sail along the coast and views of the Rocky Point which appear thus as you can see below. [December 1642]
Coastal profiles of Cape Foulwind (near Westport, West Coast, South Island) and its surrounding landscape in December 1642, during the visit of Abel Tasman. This was the first area of New Zealand seen by Tasman. Each profile has a lengthy inscription in Dutch below it.
Dutch title is translated into English. Further translation of lower inscription reads: Thus appears the Staten Landt to south of the rocky point when you sail along the coast and views of rocky point which appear thus as you can see here below. Staten Landt was the name given to New Zealand by Abel Tasman. In later maps it appeared as New Zealand.
Other Titles - Aldus verthoont het vaste landt..
Quantity: 1 b&w photo-mechanical print(s).
Physical Description: Photolithograph, 290 x 435 mm
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Format: 1 b&w photo-mechanical print(s), Works of art, Seascapes, Albums, Photolithograph, 290 x 435 mmSee original record
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