"Kaart van de Landengte van Panama, Volgens de Spaansche Aftekeninge Opgemaakt", Tirion, Isaac
Subject: Central Panama
Period: 1766 (circa)
Publication: Hedendaagsch Historie of Tegenwordige Staat van Amerika
Color: Hand Color
12 x 10.6 inches
30.5 x 26.9 cm
Great map of central Panama showing Panama City in the southeast, Chagres in the northwest, and Portobelo in the northeast. Roads and the Chagres River connect them all. The road between Panama City and Portobelo passes though el Bujie, Boqueron, Pequeni, Sa. Juan, and Maria Enrique. Finely engraved with rhumb lines and a fleur-de-lis. Very detailed and fully engraved to show topographical information.
References: Shirley (BL Atlases) G.TIR-1a #8.
On watermarked paper with wide margins and some minor color offsetting. There is a centerfold separation in the bottom blank margin that has been closed on verso with archival tape.