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