Catalog Archive
Auction 151, Lot 351

"Kaart van de Landengte van Panama, Volgens de Spaansche Aftekeninge Opgemaakt", Tirion, Isaac

Subject: 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.

Condition: B+

Original color on watermarked paper with very wide margins and light, scattered foxing.

Estimate: $180 - $220


Closed on 11/19/2014