"Mexico and West Indies", Smith, Charles
Subject: Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean & Southern United States, Texas
Period: 1842 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
23 x 14.4 inches
58.4 x 36.6 cm
This handsome map is color-coded to show the colonial possessions of the British, French, Spanish, Dutch, Danish and Swedish in the Caribbean. It extends north of the Gulf of Mexico to depict the majority of the Republic of Texas, and names Houston, Galveston, Austin, Bexar (San Antonio), and Laredo. Further south, the map delineates the Mexican states and extends to incorporate northern South America. Filled with details including coastal place names, roads, topography, and drainage. Published by Charles Smith at No. 172, Strand, London.
Light scattered foxing and offsetting.