"A New and Correct Draught of the Bay of Matanzas. On ye North Side of ye Island Cuba Done from a Survey by Robt. Pearson", Mount & Page
Subject: Matanzas, Cuba
Period: 1753 (circa)
Publication: The English Pilot, Fourth Book
Color: Hand Color
12.1 x 9.1 inches
30.7 x 23.1 cm
This attractive map includes soundings, anchorages, rivers, plantations, a snuff mill and several navigational notes. The Castle of Matanzas is well shown as is the town. Located about 30 miles east of Havana, Matanzas is called the city of bridges, because 17 cross the three rivers that bound the city.
References: Shirley (BL Atlases) M.M&P-5d.
A clean and bright example with attractive color.