Auction 124, Lot 348

"A Plan of the Siege of the Havana, Drawn by an Officer on the Spot", Cary, John

Subject: Cuba

Period: 1781 (dated)


Color: Black & White

9 x 6.8 inches
22.9 x 17.3 cm

Great plan of the harbor and region around Havana showing ship locations and other important details during the successful attack of British forces on Havana in 1762, the final battle in the Americas at the end of the French and Indian War. Engraved by J. Cary and published by Jason Macgowan & William Davis.


Condition: A

A nice impression on a sound sheet with some faint marginal foxing.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $90

Closed on 5/7/2008