Auction 160, Lot 435

"Carthagena in de Spaansche West-Indien", Tirion, Isaac

Subject: Cartagena, Colombia

Period: 1766 (circa)

Publication: Hedendaagsche Historie van Amerika...

Color: Black & White

10.4 x 7.2 inches
26.4 x 18.3 cm

This handsome copper-engraved plan depicts the fort and area surrounding Cartagena, an important port in Colonial South America. The bird's-eye plan provides detail of the city with a numbered key identifying 10 locations within the city and harbor. Roads and the topography of the countryside are also illustrated.

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) G.TIR-1a #9.

Condition: A

Issued folding on watermarked paper which has been flattened and backed with tissue. There is one faint spot in the image, otherwise fine.

Estimate: $250 - $325

Sold for: $200

Closed on 11/16/2016