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Auction 95, Lot 342

"Plan de la Ville de Carthagene des Indes", Van der Schley, Jacob

Subject: Cartagena, Colombia

Period: 1747 (published)


Color: Black & White

12.5 x 7.2 inches
31.8 x 18.3 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.


Condition: A

On hand-laid paper with a few marginal spots.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $85

Closed on 6/13/2001