"Carte du Golfe du Mexique Dressee pour l'Intellignce de l'Histoire Generale des Voyages de Laharpe...", Tardieu, Ambroise
Subject: Gulf of Mexico & Caribbean
Period: 1821 (dated)
Publication: La Harpe's Histoire Generale des Voyages
Color: Hand Color
21.4 x 16 inches
54.4 x 40.6 cm
This uncommon map depicts the Gulf of Mexico and all the islands of the West Indies. It also includes nice detail of the southern United States, Central America, and Northern South America. Place names, Indian tribes, rivers, lakes, bays, and more are shown. There is good topographical detail concentrated in Mexico, Central America, and the larger islands in the Caribbean.
Original outline color on watermarked paper with light damp stain in the top corners and minor scattered foxing.