Auction 103, Lot 231

"A Plan of the City and Harbour of la Vera Cruz and the Castle of San Juan de Ulua…principal Port of New Spain Lat: 19°:10'", Bowen, Emanuel

Subject: Cuba

Period: 1740 (circa)

Publication: Gentleman's Magazine,

Color: Black & White

6.5 x 5.4 inches
16.5 x 13.7 cm

Good detail of the walled city, dock and surrounding islands. The Castle of San Juan de Ulua is offshore. Embellished with compass rose, rhumb lines, notes and nice title cartouche. Locates rocks and shoals, lime kilns and breakwater.

References: Jolly GENT-10.

Condition: A

Lightly toned along fold, still very good.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $80

Closed on 6/11/2003