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Auction 88, Lot 150

"Pas kaart Van de Zuyd kust van Cuba en van Geheel Yamaica…", Keulen, Johannes van

Subject: Cuba & Jamaica

Period: 1680 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

22.7 x 20 inches
57.7 x 50.8 cm
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Fine sea chart with most of Cuba (sans the northern coastline) depicted at top. All of Jamaica in shown with the western tip of Hispaniola and a bit of the Honduras coastline. Insets of "Baya Oristan in Ymaica ent Groodt" and "Baya Yamaica int Groodt". Large title cartouche with a Native American, animals and a snake. Two compass roses, a sailing ship, and rhumb lines further decorate the chart. Later coloring.


Condition: A

Estimate: $1,500 - $1,700


Closed on 10/2/1999