"Carte des Provinces de Cartagene, S Marthe et Venezuela pour Servir a l'Histoire Generale des Voyages", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
Subject: Colombia & Venezuela
Period: 1754 (dated)
Publication: Histoire Generale des Voyages...
Color: Hand Color
11.6 x 7.7 inches
29.5 x 19.6 cm
This map is roughly centered on Lago de Maracaibo and includes portions of Colombia and Venezuela, as well as the islands of Aruba, Curacao and Bonaire. Margarita, Trinidad, and the Grenadines. The locations of numerous settlements are noted along the coast, including Cartagena, Santa Marta, Maracaibo and Coro. Decorated with a simple floral cartouche.
A crisp impression, issued folding and now flattened on a sheet with a bunch of grapes watermark. There is very light toning along one of the folds and light marginal soiling.