"Plan of the Town and Fortifications of Gibraltar, Exactly Taken on the Spot in the Year 1738", Tindal, Nicholas
Period: 1745 (circa)
Publication: Mr. Tindal's Continuation of Mr. Rapin's History of England
Color: Black & White
23 x 14 inches
58.4 x 35.6 cm
This bird's-eye plan shows the British fortifications of Gibraltar in great detail. The rococo cartouche encloses a key to 39 locations. Wonderful sailing ships are precisely engraved in the surrounding sea.
Fine impression on a sturdy sheet of laid paper. Minor paper loss in the bottom left corner has been replaced.