"Carte de la Baye de Chesapeack et Pays Voisins", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
Subject: Colonial Mid Atlantic
Period: 1757 (circa)
Publication: La Petit Atlas Maritime
Color: Black & White
11.3 x 7.5 inches
28.7 x 19.1 cm
Shows the vicinity of the Chesapeake Bay, including much of Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, southern Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Extends west to beyond Fort Cumberland and locates Annapolis, Fredericsbourg, Williamsbourg, Norfolk, and Philadelphia. Fancy rococo-style title cartouche.
Nice impression on thick hand laid paper with wide margins. One worm hole in blank margin just inside plate mark.