"Carte de la Baye de Gibraltar Dressee au Depost des Cartes de la Marine pour le Service des Vaisseaux du Roy…", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
Period: 1762 (dated)
Publication: Hydrographie Francoise
Color: Hand Color
23 x 16.4 inches
58.4 x 41.7 cm
A fine large, sea chart of the town and bay of Gibraltar with coastal topography, soundings and anchorages. A rococo style title cartouche and compass rose complete the composition. The seal of the Depot de la Marine with Prix dix huit Sols at lower right.
The margins have been trimmed but are still ample and there are some minor repairs and soil in the margins.