"[Lot of 2] De Reede en Haven van Vera Cruz [with] Plan de la Rade et Ville de la Vera-Cruz…", Tirion, Isaac
Period: 1760-65 (circa)
Color: Black & White
Pair of attractive copper engraved maps of Vera Cruz on the east coast of Mexico. Vera Cruz has a long and varied history beginning with Cortes' first landing in 1519. In 1599 it became a permanent settlement and quickly became an important port from which the Spanish shipped most of their gold and silver. De Reede en Haven van Vera Cruz (10.2 x 6.8"). Plan de la Rade et Ville de la Vera-Cruz (6 x 7.8").
Second with some damp stains.