"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
12.7 x 7.4 inches
32.3 x 18.8 cm
This detailed bird's-eye plan depicts the important port city of Cartagena. Lettered and numbered keys identify 52 places and buildings within the city. A compass rose orients north to the bottom left. The map is adorned with a rococo title cartouche at bottom left.
References: Kapp (MCC-77) #88.
Issued folding on watermarked paper with light offsetting and a couple small spots. Remnants of hinge tape on verso.