"[Lot of 2] South America with Its Several Divisions, according to the Possessions of the European Powers [and] South America",
Subject: South America
Period: 1785-94 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
First is a large (21 x 17.3") detailed map by Thomas Kitchin, 1794, showing the division between Spanish and Portuguese control over the continent. Second (14.2 x 14.3"), by Thomas Stackhouse, 1785, is a sparsely detailed map showing the political divisions. An interesting comparison.
First is very toned with wide margins, badly chipped at edges. Second with mild toning