"Ville de Cartagene dans l'Amerique Meridionale", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
Subject: Cartagena, Colombia
Period: 1764 (circa)
Publication: Le Petit Atlas Maritime...
Color: Hand Color
6.9 x 8.6 inches
17.5 x 21.8 cm
This is a very uncommon small plan of Cartagena, the important hub of the Spanish empire in South America. The plan includes a key that identifies the important public buildings, churches and fortifications. The map is oriented with north in the bottom left corner.
References: Kapp (MCC-77) #95 (e).
A nice impression on watermarked paper with soiling along the right edge of the sheet, well away from the image.