"An Accurate Map of the West Indies, with the Adjacent Coast", Gibson, John
Subject: Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean
Period: 1762 (published)
Publication: Gentleman's Magazine
Color: Black & White
11.5 x 7 inches
29.2 x 17.8 cm
This copper engraved chart includes Florida and extends to show all of the Windward Islands, plus much of Mexico and Central America. Wind heads indicate the trade winds. A handsome chart with a decorative rococo-style cartouche and compass rose. Still bound in the original Gentleman's Magazine, February 1762, with related article.
References: Jolly GENT-156.
Dark impression on thick hand-laid paper with large watermark.