"Der Hafen von Callo in dem Stillen Meere oder Mer del Sur nebst der Kusten... / Le Port de Callao dans la Mer Pacifique ou Mer del Sur avec les Cotes...", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
Subject: Lima & Callao, Peru
Period: 1744 (dated)
Color: Black & White
14.4 x 8.9 inches
36.6 x 22.6 cm
This map depicts the area surrounding Lima and the port of Callao, extending to include the island of San Lorenzo. The topography of the land is shown pictorially, and the coastline is filled with depth soundings. Encased in decorative cartouches, both the title and a legend are in German and French languages.
Issued folding, now pressed, on watermarked paper with light offsetting. Trimmed to neatline at top, with minor loss of neatline, as issued.