"Carte du Mexique ou de la Nlle. Espagne Contenant Aussi le Nouveau Mexique, la Californie, avec une Partie des Pays Adjacents...", Bonne/Lattre
Subject: Southern United States & Mexico
Period: 1771 (dated)
Publication: Atlas Moderne...
Color: Hand Color
16.3 x 11.6 inches
41.4 x 29.5 cm
This attractive map covers the region from the Chesapeake Bay through California, Mexico, and Central America. It exhibits excellent detail, particularly of the Jesuit missions in Mexico and the Southwest. Numerous Indian tribes are named. The tip of Florida is shown fragmented with numerous islands and waterways. A large decorative rococo-style cartouche adorns the map.
Contemporary outline color on watermarked paper with a hint of toning along the sheet edges.