"Carte des Provinces de Tierra Firme, Darien, Cartagene et Nouvelle Grenade pour Servir a l'Histoire Generale des Voyages", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
Subject: Colombia & Panama
Period: 1756 (dated)
Publication: Histoire Generale des Voyages
Color: Black & White
10.3 x 8.1 inches
26.2 x 20.6 cm
This map of Columbia and the Isthmus of Panama is meticulously engraved with good detail of towns and topography. The map extends to include Lake Maracaibo in Venezuela. It is based on the cartography of D'Anville and is decorated with a baroque cartouche.
Issued folding on a bright sheet with a bit of offsetting and light toning along the edges of the sheet.