"Isola Cuba Descritta Dal P. Mro. Coronelli Lettore Publica…", Coronelli, Vincenzo Maria
Period: 1691 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
11.5 x 8.6 inches
29.2 x 21.8 cm
This scarce, attractive map centers on Cuba, and also shows the lower Bahamas and the Cayman Islands. Most detail is confined to the coastlines. The map is decorative with a quaint title cartouche featuring a shepherd with his sheep and a vineyard cherub.
References: Cueto #35.
On a watermarked sheet with light printer's ink residue. There is cello tape in the far corners of the sheet that was used for framing, and is well away from the map image.