"Carte des Isles d'Aklin et de la Fortune", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
Period: 1768 (published)
Publication: Description Geographique des Debouquemens…
Color: Hand Color
6.1 x 8.2 inches
15.5 x 20.8 cm
Columbus discovered Acklins Island in the Lower Bahamas on his first voyage. Shows the western portion of Acklins, all of Fortune and part of the Kroo-ked Island, the area including present-day Albert Town, Fish Cay, and Woods Cay.
References: Phillips (A) 3949-7.
Good impression on hand laid paper with a couple tiny spots, still very good.