Map of the Philippines, 18th century

Map of the Philippines, 18th century

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Caption: Map of the Philippines. 18th-century Spanish map of the Philippines (then part of the Spanish Empire), published in Manila in 1734. The main map includes pictorial relief, an inset title and Spanish coat-of-arms (upper right), descriptive text (lower left), ships, the names of coastal towns, and historical sailing routes. The flanking engravings show maps of Guam, and the cities of Manila, Cavite, and Zamboanga, along with illustrations of different indigenous peoples. These are: Sangleyes, Kaffirs, a Camarin, a Lascar, mestizos, a Mardica, Japanese, an Armenian, a Mughal, and a Malabar. The map was drawn by drawn by Jesuit priest Pedro Murillo Velarde (1696-1753), and engraved by Nicolas de la Cruz Bagay

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