"Carte de St. Domingue...", Poirson, Jean Baptiste
Period: 1803 (dated)
Publication: Statistique Generale et Particuliere De La France et De Ses Colonies
Color: Hand Color
20 x 12.9 inches
50.8 x 32.8 cm
This lovely map of Saint Domingue is divided into 5 regions and identifies the capital of each region. The map is filled with detail on towns, roads, topography, watershed, and safe anchorages surrounding the island. The title cartouche identifies the sources for this map as the work of Jacque Chastenet-Puisegur, Rene Phelipeaux, and Daniel Lescallier. Engraved by Tardieu.
A crisp impression with original outline color, issued folding on watermarked paper with minor soiling.