Auction 105, Lot 235

"La Vera Cruz or St. Juan de Ulua", Anon.

Subject: Mexico

Period: 1762 (published)

Publication: London Magazine

Color: Black & White

Size:
4.5 x 7 inches
11.4 x 17.8 cm

Nice plan of the walled city with the Fort of San Juan de Ulua offshore. Embellished with compass rose and fleur-de-lis. With insets of "A view of the Town & Port of La Verra Cruz from the Sea." and "A View of the Castle of la Verra Cruz from the town." List of important buildings keyed to plan. From the July 1762 issue.

References: Jolly LOND-214.

Condition: A

Good impression on hand laid paper. Close margins, as issued.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $40

Closed on 12/3/2003

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