"Carte des Provinces de Cartagene, S Marthe et Venezuela pour Servir a l'Histoire Generale des Voyages", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
Subject: Colombia & Venezuela
Period: 1754 (dated)
Publication: Histoire Generale des Voyages
Color: Hand Color
11.6 x 7.7 inches
29.5 x 19.6 cm
This map is roughly centered on Lago de Maracaibo and includes portions of Colombia and Venezuela, as well as the islands of Aruba, Curacao and Bonaire. Margarita, Trinidad, and the Grenadines. The locations of numerous settlements are noted along the coast, including Cartagena, Santa Marta, Maracaibo and Coro. Decorated with a simple floral cartouche.
Issued folding, now flattened on watermarked paper with one tiny hole caused by a rust spot and a chip at top left that has been replaced with old paper.