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Auction 194, Lot 325

"Kaart van de Landengte van Panama, Volgens de Spaansche Aftekeninge Opgemaakt", Tirion, Isaac

Subject: Panama

Period: 1769 (circa)

Publication: Hedendaagsche Historie...

Color: Black & White

12.1 x 10.7 inches
30.7 x 27.2 cm
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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.

Condition: A

A crisp impression, issued folding on a bright sheet with a coat of arms watermark and a small rust spot north of Panama City.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $60

Closed on 9/13/2023