"Carte de la Riviere de la Plata, pour Servir a l'Histoire Generale des Voyages", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
Subject: Rio de la Plata
Period: 1757 (published)
Publication: Prevost's Histoire Generale des Voyages
Color: Hand Color
11.1 x 7.4 inches
28.2 x 18.8 cm
This chart details the mouth of the Rio de la Plata with Buenos Aires shown on a grid plan. The bay is marked with soundings, anchorages, and shoals. Decorative rococo-style title cartouche with distance scale.
A crisp impression on watermarked paper with light toning along the edges of the sheet and a minor crease caused by the book binder.