"Carta Esatta rappresentante l'Isola di Cuba estratta dalle Carte del Sigr. Popple", Gazzettiere Americano
Period: 1763 (published)
Publication: Atlante dell' America…
Color: Black & White
12.5 x 10.5 inches
31.8 x 26.7 cm
This uncommon map is a graphic depiction of Cuba based on Henry Popple's important wall map. The map also shows the tip of Florida, the Bahamas, Jamaica and the Grand Caymans. The topographical style is nearly identical to the Popple map and an elaborate rococo cartouche adds an Italian touch to the composition. Engraved by G.M. Terreni.
References: Cueto #41.
Toned on centerfold with some repaired worm tracks just above the bottom border at center (with a few lines in facsimile) and in the blank margins.