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Auction 195, Lot 398

"Plan de la Ville de Carthagene des Indes...", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Cartagena, Colombia

Period: 1774 (circa)


Color: Black & White

12.5 x 7.3 inches
31.8 x 18.5 cm
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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.

Condition: A

A nice impression with some light staining in the top margin.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $60

Closed on 11/15/2023