Copper engraving. Sheet 178 x 203mm. 7 x 8". Page cut.
A view of the fortifications at Guarme, or present-day Huarmey, Peru; men landing goods and barrels with boats with a settlement and church in the distance. The Text discusses Joris van Spilbergen's fleet landing at Guarme to replenish their food stores, but the natives fled with all their goods and hid in the mountains. From 'De Nieuwe en Onbekende Weereld: of Beschryving van America' by Arnoldus Montanus.
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