Portuguese map of the Western Mediterranean and Western Africa, In Africa one can see a depiction of the Elmina castle, the oldest European building in sub-Saharan Africa and a key hub of the transatlantic slave trade. Various colonial claims.
Cartouches, or Decorative Map Titles
Evolution of the Map of Africa
A 1558 map of South America by Diogo Homem, map maker to Queen Mary I of England. This beautiful map proves that even ancient generations had incredible artistic talents.
Cabral armada of 1500 (Livro das Armadas)-en.wikipedia.org