Catalog Archive
Auction 109, Lot 571

"Plano de la Peninsula de Zeuta y Campo de los Moros", Anon.

Subject: Mediterranean - Ceuta

Period: 1800 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

28.5 x 18 inches
72.4 x 45.7 cm

This is a very finely drawn manuscript map of Ceuta, a Spanish enclave on the coast of Morocco. Ceuta's strategic location on the Strait of Gibraltar has made it a crucial waypoint of many a culture's trade and military ventures. The fortifications are rendered in great detail with a key at bottom listing 30 important sites. Drawn in ink and hand colored with water color. Size includes Spanish text and key below map, which measures 28 x 10".


Condition: A+

Estimate: $250 - $325


Closed on 12/1/2004