Viceroyalty of Peru


Viceroyalty of Peru


This map of South America shows the boundaries of the Spanish viceroyalty of Peru in around 1542
compared with modern borders. It also indicates how it was later subdivided:

  • Viceroyalty of New Grandada, after 1717
  • Viceroyalty of Peru, after 1776
  • Viceroyalty of the Rio de la Plata, after 1776.


Prepared for the Mapping Globalization] project by Anandaroop Roy.

The map was originally designed for the exhibition “Tesoros/Treasures/Tesouros: The Arts in Latin America, 1492-1820”,
Philadelphia Museum of Art, July 2006 [1].


This map is one of a series:


© 2006 Anandaroop Roy

Used here with the kind permission of Anandaroop Roy (June 29, 2007).