Auction 128, Lot 452

"Ocean Atlantique Mer des Antilles Les Saintes Levees en 1803", Depot de la Marine

Subject: Lesser Antilles, Les Saintes

Period: 1858 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18 x 11.8 inches
45.7 x 30 cm

Navigational chart of the West Indian islands lying south of Guadeloupe. These tiny islands were the site of a famous sea battle between France and Britain during the Antilles War, an offshoot of the American Revolution. Presently they are a major tourist destination in the French West Indies. Drawn by V. Carre and engraved by G.E. Collin.

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Condition: A

Toned on verso, else fine.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $160

Closed on 5/20/2009

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