Auction 160, Lot 433

"Plan de la Ville de Carthagene des Indes", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Cartagena, Colombia

Period: 1752 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

12.7 x 7.4 inches
32.3 x 18.8 cm

Detailed bird's-eye plan of the important port city of Cartagena. Lettered and numbered keys identify numerous places and buildings within the city. A compass rose orients north to the bottom left. Adorned with a rococo cartouche.

References: Kapp (MCC-77) #88.

Condition: B+

Issued folding, now flattened, on watermarked paper with light offsetting and minor toning.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $190

Closed on 11/16/2016