"Le Golfe de Mexique, et les Provinces et Isles qui l'Environe comme sont la Floride au Nord, le Mexique ou Nouvelle Espagne a l'Ouest, la Terre-Ferme au Sud, les Is. Antilles, Lucayes, St. Domingue et Jamaique a l'Est…", Fer, Nicolas de
Subject: Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean
Period: 1717 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
23.8 x 18 inches
60.5 x 45.7 cm
This is scarce map of the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean. Unlike most maps of the period, De Fer presents Florida correctly as a peninsula rather than as the broken archipelago. The Caribbean islands are also well depicted with numerous notations throughout. The map is filled with place-names and graphic topography.
References: Lowery #281.
Original outline color with a few light spots, mostly in the wide original margins.