Old Maps Collection
Carta hidrográfica da província de Macau
Panorama de Macau e ilhas visto do ponto A.
Farol da Guia visto de SE.
Farol de Ka-Hó visto de NE.
Macau. Direcção das Obras dos Portos, author
Macau. Serviços de Hidrografia da Capitania dos Portos, author, publisher
Litografia Sin Chon & Cia., fl. 1944-1954, lithographer
City Plans & Views
Physical Map Dimension (cm):
45 x 30 cm, on sheet 50 x 35 cm
This is a hydrographic chart was first published in 1928 and later updated with the soundings in 1954. The map depicts Macau, Taipa, Coloane, Wanzai -here named Ilha da Lapa-, Montanha, S. João and the Green Island. On Macau the depiction of buildings is geometrical, typical of a plan. On land are marked the most important places such as the Border Gate, the Forts, the Ports, barracks, customhouses, and in Taipa the shooting range. The lighthouses are marked with a colored star. All the elements on the map together with the legend underneath the title on the top right corner are in aid of easily navigating the area.
Inset 1: Panorama de Macau e ilhas visto do ponto A. - 1 x 15 cm. -- Inset 2: Farol da Guia visto de SE. - 3 x 2 cm. -- Inset 3: Farol de Ka-Hó visto de NE. - 3 x 2 cm.
Original is a colored lithography, 44 x 29 cm, on sheet 49 x 35 cm.
On the right bottom corner: 'Litografia Sin Chon e Cia.'
Colored coat of arms of the Portuguese Republic on top of the title and colored Portuguese flag on the Border Gate. The three insets are also colored.
On the map there are two magnetic declination compasses with a star indicating north.
Scale line underneath the title on the right top corner of the map in black and white interchangeably.
Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Bathymetric relief by soundings.
Map with graticule.
The four borders of the map with latitude and longitude lines in black and white interchangeably.
Map outlined in simple fillet and insets outlined in double fillet.
Macao and its surroundings.
City plans of Macao.
Taipa Island (China)
Coloane Island (China)
Biblioteca Pública de Évora
Provenance Call No.:
BPE-RES Pasta 9 nº 78