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Lot 391
By: Jacques Nicolas Bellin
Subject: Rio de la Plata
Date: 1770 (dated)


Condition Code: B+

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Color: uncolored

Size: 21.9 x 15.1 inches
         55.7 x 38.4 cm

    This chart details the mouth of the Rio de la Plata, extending from Cabo San Antonio in Argentina to Castillos in Uruguay. Numerous rivers are identified along the coastline, although only a few cities are shown, including Buenos Aires, Ensenada de Baragan, and Montevideo. The bay is filled with soundings, anchorages, and shoals. Adorned with two decorative rococo-style title cartouches in Spanish and French. This is a Depot de la Marine issue, with the engraved stamp and the price of dix huit sols at bottom right.

Condition Description: A crisp impression on watermarked paper with a faint damp stain at bottom right.

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