Auction 101, Lot 208

"Carte des Environs de la Ville de Mexico", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Mexico

Period: 1754 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
6.4 x 7.9 inches
16.3 x 20.1 cm

Handsome and well engraved sheet shows the lake and city with eight bridges extending from the shore. Good detail of area with many villages located. An aqueduct system is shown in the north feeding Lac de Zun Pango.

References:

Condition: A

On a fine sheet of hand laid paper with nice hand coloring.

Estimate: $60 - $80

Sold for: $110

Closed on 12/4/2002

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