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Auction 161, Lot 446

"Plan du Port et du Carenage de Cariacoua Situe dans la Partie du Sud de l'Isle de St. Vincent", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: St. Vincent

Period: 1764 (circa)

Publication: Le Petit Atlas Maritime

Color: Hand Color

8.6 x 6.6 inches
21.8 x 16.8 cm

This attractive bird's-eye plan shows the town of Calliaqua (Cariacoua) at the southern end of St. Vincent. Two "proposed forts" are depicted, as well as soundings, shoals, and a location suitable for anchoring both small and large vessels. The tiny island just south of Young Island, here called Le Grand Islet, later became the location for Fort Duvernette.


Condition: A

Watermarked paper with wide margins and very minor soiling.

Estimate: $120 - $150


Closed on 2/8/2017