"Port et Ville de Charles-Town dans la Caroline", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
Subject: Charleston, South Carolina
Period: 1764 (published)
Publication: Le Petit Atlas Maritime
Color: Black & White
5.9 x 8.3 inches
15 x 21.1 cm
Fine, early plan shows the fortified town of Charlestown bounded by the Ashley and Cooper Rivers. Today's Patriot's Point on Mt. Pleasant is here called le Marais (the marsh). The fortification at Fort Johnson, which protects the town and harbor, is prominently delineated.
References: Phillips (Atlases) #3508-37; Cumming #343.
A crisp impression with light toning confined to the sheet edges.