This is an original 1943 halftone print map of the route of Basque Spanish conquistador Lope de Aguirre as he traveled from Peru to Venezuela in 1560 to 1561. He was nicknamed "El Loco" or "the Madman" and is best known for his final expedition where he voyaged down the Amazon River in search of El Dorado.
This 68+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is print on the verso.
Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
Dimensions: Approximately 4.25 x 4.5 inches; 11 x 11 cm
Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)
Keywords specific to this image: Caribbean, Atlantic, Colombia, Brazil, British Guana, Dutch Guiana, Peru, Mujeres Amazonas, Indios Araquinas, Bogota, Ciudad Bolivar, Caracas, Barquesimeto, Indios Aracuas