"Ocean Atlantique Mer des Antilles Les Saintes Levees en 1803", Depot de la Marine
Subject: Lesser Antilles, Les Saintes
Period: 1858 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
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.
Toned on verso, else fine.