Auction 121, Lot 337

"Truxillo", Montanus/Ogilby

Subject: Central America, Honduras

Period: 1671 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13.5 x 11 inches
34.3 x 27.9 cm

Fine view of Fort Trujillo in Honduras depicted during the attack in 1635 by the Dutch fleet of Admiral van Hoorn. The view is filled with warships and many beautifully engraved details of the port and people within it. A lettered key at the bottom identifies the important sites. Adorned with a ribbon-style cartouche.

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Condition: A

A nice example with wide original margins and a minor printer's crease on the bottom.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $170

Closed on 9/26/2007

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