"Kartagena, een Stedeken in Zuidamerika... / Cartagena, Oppidulum in Australi America...", Schenk, Pieter
Subject: Cartagena, Colombia
Period: 1702 (circa)
Publication: Hecatompolis, sive Totius Orbis Terrarum…
Color: Hand Color
10.2 x 8.4 inches
25.9 x 21.3 cm
This is a rare view from Schenk's important town atlas. This striking view of Cartagena shows a variety of ships coming into the fortified harbor, and an interesting artillery tower to the right. This view is based on Arnoldus Montanus' larger engraving, first published in 1671.
References: Kapp (MCC-77) #41; Shirley (BL Atlases) T.SCHE-1a #96.
A sharp impression with a hint of toning.