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Auction 164, Lot 410

"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.

Condition: A

A sharp impression with a hint of toning.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $325

Closed on 9/13/2017