Auction 146, Lot 336

"Dutch Possessions in South America and the West Indies", Fullarton, Archibald & Co.

Subject: Northern South America & Caribbean

Period: 1860 (circa)

Publication: The Royal Illustrated Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.5 x 18.2 inches
31.8 x 46.2 cm

This sheet contains two maps showing Dutch possessions in both the Caribbean and South America. The top map primarily features Saba, St. Martin, and Curacao. The bottom map depicts the Colonised Portion of Dutch Guayana or Surinam with two insets of the Plan of Paramaribo and a Sketch Map Shewing the Extent of the Colony. The maps are surrounded with vignettes of regional figures and animals, as well as views of Curacao and of the cacao plantation in Alkmaar, Suriname.

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Condition: B+

There are two tiny binding holes at left. The left margin has also been trimmed, resulting in minor loss of vignette.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $120

Closed on 9/4/2013

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