"Carta del Golfo di S.Lorenzo e Paesi Vicini", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
Subject: Gulf of Saint Lawrence, Canada
Period: 1781 (published)
Publication: Teatro della Guerra Marittima e Terrestre
Color: Hand Color
14 x 8.5 inches
35.6 x 21.6 cm
This is an Italian edition of Bellin's map depicting the Gulf of St. Lawrence and Anticosti Island at the entrance to the St. Lawrence River. Locates Prince Edward Island, Cape Breton Island, Newfoundland and part of New Brunswick and the Gaspe Peninsula. Adorned by an attractive rococo-style title cartouche and enclosed distance scale.
References: Kershaw #594.
Issued folding with a few small spots. The margin at left has been extended with old paper to accommodate framing.