Anonymous
1800

Antique map of the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea

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Golfe du Mexique Assujetti aus Observations Astronomiques

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Antique copper-plate engraved map of the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, Central America and portions of Colombia and Venezuela. This original old map ca. 1800 shows Florida as an archipelago of islands as well as the key cities of Havana, Cuba; Saint Augustine and Pensacola, Florida; Mobile, Alabama; New Orleans, Louisiana; and Port-Royal, Jamaica. Because the wide area encompassing the Louisiana Purchase is labeled as "Louisiana" we can date the map to prior to 1803, the date of that transaction.

After a map produced by J.B. Nolin for his "Atlas Général a l'usage des colleges et maisons d'education". Plate 25,

CREATOR: Anonymous

PUBLICATION DATE: 1800

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: Caribbean

BODY OF WATER: Caribbean Sea

CONDITION: Good.  On light paper with no holes or tears. Light, even stain spreading over the right margin into the map at right.

COLORING: None

ENGRAVER: 

SIZE: 8 " x 7 "

ITEM PHYSICAL LOCATION: 0

PRICE: $

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