"Plan of Puerto de la Guaira on the Coast of the Caracas", Jefferys, Thomas
Period: 1762 (published)
Publication: A Description of the Spanish Islands…
Color: Hand Color
10.8 x 8 inches
27.4 x 20.3 cm
This small bird's-eye map shows the fortifications of La Guaira and its vicinity. On a hill overlooking the city is "A Watch House with one Gun to make signals upon ye First Appearance of any Vessels." Another Watch House is location near the beach west of town.
Issued folded, now flattened. There is a diagonal crease in the upper right corner.