Auction 159, Lot 348


"Jamaica", Thomson, John

Subject: Jamaica

Period: 1815 (circa)

Publication: New General Atlas

Color: Hand Color

23.8 x 16.9 inches
60.5 x 42.9 cm

Great large chart of the island of Jamaica with two insets, "The Harbour of Bluefields" and "The Harbours of Kingston and Port Royal." This map was based on Jefferys' map of 1775. The map is filled with detail of roads and towns, including Trelawny Town and Accompong Town, both important in Jamaica's Maroon history. Engraved by T. Clerk.

References: Kapp (MCC-42) #145.

Condition: B

Original outline color on paper watermarked "V F 1796" with offsetting. Remnants of hinge tape on verso.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $110

Closed on 9/14/2016