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Auction 167, Lot 221


"Le Plan de l'Isle de St. Jan de Pto Rico ... Le plan qui est cy Dessous de la Ville de San-Domingo ou de St. Dominique...", Mallet, Alain Manesson

Subject: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Period: 1683 (circa)

Publication: Description de l'Univers

Color: Black & White

4.3 x 5.8 inches
10.9 x 14.7 cm
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This is a bird's-eye view of the city of Santo Domingo, now the capital of the Dominican Republic and the largest city in the Caribbean. There are two ships in the foreground with several cathedrals, the port, and the city's fortifications detailed in the view. A drape-style title cartouche hangs above the city. French text on verso.

References: Pastoureau, MANESSON-MALLET IA, Tome V #647.

Condition: A

A nice impression on a watermarked sheet with marginal soiling.

Estimate: $100 - $130


Closed on 3/28/2018