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Auction 151, Lot 345

"Carte du Lac de Mexico, et de ses Environs Lors de la Conqueste des Espagnols…", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Mexico City, Mexico

Period: 1754 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

6 x 8.2 inches
15.2 x 20.8 cm

Map showing Mexico City as it was when discovered by the Spaniards. The city is located in a large lake with a series of causeways linking the main city and other islands in the Lac d'Eau Salee with the mainland. Tacuba, Capistlan, Xicolopa, and Curtaleco are located in the surrounding countryside.


Condition: A

On watermarked paper.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $60

Closed on 11/19/2014