"Plan of Gibraltar", Gibson, John
Subject: Mediterranean - Strait of Gibraltar
Period: 1770 (published)
Publication: Gentleman's Magazine
Color: Hand Color
17.6 x 6.7 inches
44.7 x 17 cm
Very detailed map of this fortified peninsula with all buildings, barracks, roads and batteries noted. Inset of the Bay of Gibraltar. Two compass roses complete the handsome composition. A great, detailed look at one of the most powerful points of land in the history of the world. Accompanied by original issue of Gentleman's Magazine, March 1762.
References: Jolly GENT-157.
Hinge remnants on verso, minor paper flaw just off of Rosia Bay in ocean.