Auction 169, Lot 384

"Plan de la Ville de Carthagene des Indes...", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Cartagena, Colombia

Period: 1752 (circa)

Publication: Histoire Generale des Voyages...

Color: Hand Color

12.6 x 7.4 inches
32 x 18.8 cm

Detailed bird's-eye plan of the important port city of Cartagena. Lettered and numbered keys identify numerous places and buildings within the city. A compass rose orients north to the bottom left. Adorned with a rococo cartouche.

References: Kapp (MCC-77) #88.

Condition: A

A sharp impression with light toning along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $200

Closed on 9/12/2018