Catalog Archive
Auction 164, Lot 371

"De Stad, Reede, Haven en Rivier van Chagres, in de Spaansche Westindien", Tirion, Isaac

Subject: Chagres, Panama

Period: 1769 (circa)

Publication: Nieuwe en Beknopte Hand-Atlas

Color: Hand Color

6.9 x 10.2 inches
17.5 x 25.9 cm

Copper engraved plan of this important port on the Atlantic coast of Panama. The map provides a terrific picture of the river, town, castle, fort and countryside. Details include soundings, shoals, rocks and roads.

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.TIR-2a.

Condition: A

A crisp impression on a clean, bright sheet of watermarked paper with faint offsetting. A binding trim at right has been replaced with period-correct paper.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $80

Closed on 9/13/2017