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  • Afriterra Map Featured by The Met

    16 Feb,2016 in In The News by afriterra (updated 5 years ago)

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art recently featured one of our maps in an article on their website, titled “The Path They Trod: An Avenue of Mango Trees on the Loango Coast.” The featured map is Regna Congo et Angola published in 1700 by Gerard Valck and Petrus Pieter Schenck.Regna Congo et Angola
    You can read the article here: http://www.metmuseum.org/exhibitions/listings/2015/kongo/blog/posts/the-path-they-trod

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