Map of the Douro Demarcated Region where the topography, main wine estates and wharves of the Douro River are pointed out. This map, which traces the course of the river from the Spanish border to the Oporto's mouth was one of the first cartography surveys of the Douro River, where it is possible to observe the wine estates, warehouses, different kinds of crops, planting areas, bridges, crossing points, roads and paths located by the river.


  • Title: Portuguese Douro Adjacent Country
  • Creator: Joseph James Forrester
  • Creator Lifespan: 1809-05-27/1861-05-12
  • Creator Nationality: English
  • Creator Gender: Male
  • Creator Death Place: Cachão da Valeira, São João da Pesqueira, Viseu, Portugal
  • Creator Birth Place: Hull, United Kingdom
  • Date Created: 1848
  • Date Published: 1848-04-01
  • Physical Location: Peso da Régua, Portugal
  • Location Created: London, UK
  • Physical Dimensions: 846 x 3155 mm
  • Original Language: English, Portuguese
  • Provenance: Casa do Douro collection, deposit at Museu do Douro
  • Type: Map, Drawing, Printed map
  • Rights: @Museu do Douro
  • Medium: Paper, Glass, Wood, Engraving
  • Photographer: @Porto Municipality

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