"La Plata", Pinkerton, John
Subject: Central South America
Period: 1812 (dated)
Publication: Pinkerton's Modern Atlas
Color: Hand Color
19.9 x 27.7 inches
50.5 x 70.4 cm
Very large, handsome map with incredible topographical and political detail throughout. Extends from Cusco and the source of the Amazon in the northwest, south through Peru to Conception, and from Buenos Ayres north to beyond Paraguay. Excellent detail along the Parana River. Drawn by L. Hebert and engraved by Neele.
Original color on paper with a "J. Whatman 1810" watermark, light toning along the edges of the sheet, and a short tear in the right blank margin that has been closed on verso with archival tape.