Auction 154, Lot 391


"Plan de la Rade de Funchal... [on sheet with] Isles de Madere, de Porto Santo, et Celles des Salvages [and] Isle de Goree…", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: Atlantic Islands

Period: 1787 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

13.8 x 9.3 inches
35.1 x 23.6 cm

This sheet includes an elegant plan of Funchal, the capital and chief port of Madeira, as well as a map showing Madeira, Porto Santo, and part of the Savage Islands archipelago. Also shown is a plan of Goree Island, the Senegalese island associated with the Atlantic slave trade. Engraved by Andre.


Condition: B

There are two light stains mostly concentrated in the map to the left and a few faint spots in the image.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $27

Closed on 9/16/2015