Auction 104, Lot 301

"A Map of Guiana &c.", Stedman, George

Subject: Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana

Period: 1796 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

17.4 x 7.7 inches
44.2 x 19.6 cm

Colorful map of the region with good topographical and watershed detail. Figurative cartouche shows a Negro in chains. Most likely from John Gabriel Stedman's Narrative of a five years expedition, against the Revolted Negroes of Surinam..., published in 1796.


Condition: B

On thick paper with full modern color. Some fold splits with old paper repairs on verso.

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $90

Closed on 9/10/2003