Catalog Archive
Auction 152, Lot 343

"Plano del Canal y Bahia Sta. Ana en la Ia. de Curazao", Direccion de Hidrografia

Subject: Curacao

Period: 1809 (circa)

Publication: Portulano de la America Setentrional

Color: Hand Color

12.4 x 8.3 inches
31.5 x 21.1 cm
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This is a rare chart of the Sint Anna Bay in Curacao, and is filled with soundings, shoals, reefs, and topographical detail. Fort Amsterdam, constructed in 1634 by the Dutch West India Company, is depicted overlooking the ocean.


Condition: B+

A nice impression with wide margins on watermarked paper, very minor soiling, and a small hole in an unengraved area of map.

Estimate: $220 - $250

Sold for: $375

Closed on 2/18/2015