Auction 150, Lot 369

"Plano della Citta, e Sobborghi di Cartagena", Gazzettiere Americano

Subject: Cartagena, Colombia

Period: 1763 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
10.1 x 7.5 inches
25.7 x 19.1 cm

This finely engraved bird's-eye plan shows the heavily fortified city of Cartagena. Twenty-six locations within the city are identified by a numbered key at left, including a cathedral, churches, and bastions. The fort and castle of San Felipe de Barajas is shown outside the city at bottom right. Engraved by Violante Vanni.

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Condition: A

A fine impression issued folding with wide margins and marginal soiling.

Estimate: $180 - $210

Sold for: $130

Closed on 9/17/2014

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