"Kaart van de Landengte van Panama, Volgens de Spaansche Aftekeninge Opgemaakt", Tirion, Isaac
Period: 1766 (circa)
Publication: Hedendaagsche Historie...
Color: Hand Color
12 x 10.6 inches
30.5 x 26.9 cm
Great map of central Panama showing Panama City in the southeast, Chagres in the northwest, and Portobelo in the northeast. Roads and the Chagres River connect them all. The road between Panama City and Portobelo passes though el Bujie, Boqueron, Pequeni, Sa. Juan, and Maria Enrique. Finely engraved with rhumb lines and a fleur-de-lis. Very detailed and fully engraved to show topographical information.
References: Kapp (MCC-73) #72; Shirley (BL Atlases) T.TIR-2a.
A crisp impression, issued folding with a hint of toning and a couple of short fold separations closed on verso with archival tape.