Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'

1730

Fine antique plan of the Bay of Cartagena, Colombia

Plan de la Baye de Carthagene des Indes … Tire d'une carte Espagnole manuscriter … Avril 1730

DESCRIPTION: 

Early and very scarce map of the area surrounding Cartagena, Colombia in northern South America. Hilly or mountainous areas are shown in relief. With depth soundings of the channel from Boca Chica into the inner harbor at Cartagena.

From Charlevoix's history of the Caribbean. Noted features on this copper-plate engraved plan of Cartagena include
  • La Cienega de Tesca
  • Mancanillo
  • La Madre de Popa ou Nuestra Senora de la Candelaria (a hilltop religious complex dating to 1607).
  • Boca Chica (entrance to Cartagena Bay)
  • La Isla de Varu
  • Paso a Caballos
  • Isla de Brugas
  • el Fuerte de Santa Cruz

CREATOR: 

Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'

PUBLICATION DATE: 

1730

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: 

Colombia

BODY OF WATER: 

Cartagena Bay

CONDITION: 

Good.  Two vertical folds as issued.

COLORING: 

Uncolored.

ENGRAVER: 

SIZE: 

10 " x 7 "

ITEM PHYSICAL LOCATION: 

77

PRICE: 

$700

Next shipping date: 10/2/2018.   

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