Old Maps Collection
Esboço das Ilhas da Taipa
Portugal. Comissão de Cartografia das Colónias, author, publisher
Dinis, Miranda, 1858 -1943, lithographer
City Plans & Views
Physical Map Dimension (cm):
33 x 46 cm, on sheet 39 x 52 cm
This map depicts the two islands of Taipa that were not unified until the 20th century. Taipa Grande or Taipa Quebrada -氹仔- is the main Island and Taipa Pequena -小潭山- the smaller one. The depiction of buildings is geometrical typical of a plan with the most important buildings marked: the Forts, the Port, churches and hospitals, cemeteries and pagodas and even some beaches and the shooting range.
Original is a lithograph printed colored map, 35 x 45 cm.
On the right bottom corner of the map: "M. Diniz comp.ª e lith."
Scale line in meters underneath the title on the left upper corner of the map.
Relief shown pictorially, by hachures, spot heights and rock drawings.
Map outlined in double fillet.
City plans of Macao.
Taipa Island (China)
Atlas de Macau
Portugal. Comissão de Cartografia
Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal
Provenance Call No.:
C.A. 88 A.