Depot de la Marine
1756

Antique French Sea Chart of the Pacific Ocean with Australia

Carte Reduite Des Mers Comprises Entre L'Asie et L'Amerique Apelees par les Navigateurs Mer Du Sud ou Pacifique . . .Par Odre de M. le Comte de Maurepas. 1742. Cette Carte a ete Corrigee en 1756.

DESCRIPTION: Antique sea chart of the Pacific Ocean with a very decorative rococo cartouche. This old French nautical chart contains incomplete representations of Australia and New Zealand coastal regions, reflecting the lack of knowledge that still existed at that time. 2nd. Ed. By J.N. Bellin. A later edition of this chart includes the Depot de la Marine engraved stamp at bottom left.

Coverage spans the Pacific from east Asia to the east coast of the United States. The chart will display beautifully when framed.

CREATOR: Depot de la Marine

PUBLICATION DATE: 1756

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: Australia

BODY OF WATER: Pacific Ocean

CONDITION: Very good.  Very clean and on heavy paper with a strong impression. Ample margins.

COLORING: Careful hand-color in the style of the mid-eighteenth century.

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SIZE: 34 " x 22 "

ITEM PHYSICAL LOCATION: 62

PRICE: $2200

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