"Acapulco", Van Schley, J.
Subject: Acapulco, Mexico
Period: 1757 (circa)
Publication: Prevost's Histoire Generale des Voyages
Color: Hand Color
13.1 x 8.9 inches
33.3 x 22.6 cm
This rare bird's-eye view of Acapulco and its bay gives a nice rendering of the town, Fort St. Diego, and the neighboring Puerto Marques Bay. A lettered key identifies each location. Ships fill the harbor, with others at sea as far out as the horizon.
Issued folding on watermarked paper, now flattened with light toning along the edges of the sheet.