Auction 95, Lot 187

"An Exact Draught of the Castle of San Lorenzo Village & River of Chagre With the Situation of Adml Vernon's Ships in ye Attack of the Fort March 24, 1740…", Jefferys, Thomas

Subject: Panama

Period: 1740 (published)

Publication: Gentleman's Magazine

Color: Black & White

Size:
6.6 x 5.4 inches
16.8 x 13.7 cm

Crisp, strong impression filled with detail of the battle. Legend names 16 places including the castle. Another locates Vernon's 11 ships including 3 bomb ketches. Inset text explains the action in detail and begins "The Castle of San Lorenzo which was blown up and burnt…".

References: Gent-11.

Condition: B

Thick hand-laid paper with watermark. Lightly toned else fine.

Estimate: $60 - $80

Sold for: $90

Closed on 6/13/2001

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