"Kaart van de Landengte van Panama, Volgens de Spaansche Aftekeninge Opgemaakt", Tirion, Isaac
Period: 1769 (circa)
Publication: Nieuwe en Beknopte Hand-Atlas
Color: Hand Color
12.1 x 10.6 inches
30.7 x 26.9 cm
Great map of central Panama showing Panama City in the southeast, Chagres in the northwest, and Portobelo in the northeast. Roads and the Chagres River connect them all. The road between Panama City and Portobelo passes though el Bujie, Boqueron, Pequeni, Sa. Juan, and Maria Enrique. Finely engraved with rhumb lines and a fleur-de-lis. Very detailed and fully engraved to show topographical information.
References: Kapp (MCC-73) #72; Shirley (BL Atlases) T.TIR-2a.
A crisp impression on a clean, bright sheet of watermarked paper. Issued folding, now flattened, with a hint of offsetting and a binding trim at right that has been replaced with period-correct paper.