Auction 123, Lot 255

"Gezigt van 't Spaansche Vlek Pensacola, aan de Baay van dien Naam, in de Golf van Mexiko, Beoosten den Uitloop van de Rivier Missisippi", Tirion, Isaac

Subject: Florida, Pensacola

Period: 1769 (published)

Publication: Hedendaagsche Historie of Tegenwoordige Staat van Amerika

Color: Hand Color

10.3 x 5.8 inches
26.2 x 14.7 cm

This view shows the Spanish settlement at Pensacola in 1743, from Santa Rosa Island looking south from inside the bay. It is the first eyewitness view of Pensacola. Tirion's engraving is based on a drawing by Frenchman Dominic Serres.


Condition: A+

Issued folding, now flattened.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $160

Closed on 2/20/2008