Depot de la Marine
1823

Plan du Golfe de Santa Manza

Plan du Golfe de Santa Manza de Porto Nuovo et de la Rondinara a la Cote Orientale a I'lle de Corse. Leve et redige en 1820 par M. Hell, Capitaine de Fregate, Chevalier de St. Louis et de la Legion d'Honneur…

DESCRIPTION: Lovely antique chart of the Gulf of Santa Manza, on the southeast coast of Corsica ( Corse ), France near the town of Bonifacio with numeous soundings and coastal topographic details. Beautifully executed and finely detailed engraving in near-perfect condition. Noted features include: Port de Santa Manza, Iles de Porraja, Cap Capicciolo, Cap Blanc, Cap Rondinara, Port de la Rondinara, Calanque de Carlo Anto, Tour de Sponsaglia, Mt. Carpice, amd Porto Nuovo. At top, and extending the full width is a beautifully engraved view of the coastline that includes all the points above and many more.

This large, original copperplate nautical chart was issued by the French Depot de la Marine in 1823 and bears the circular stamp of that agency. Engraved by Ambroise Tardieu. With the circular stamp of three fleur-de-lis surrounding an anchor, from the Depot General de la Marine.

CREATOR: Depot de la Marine

PUBLICATION DATE: 1823

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: Corsica

BODY OF WATER: Mediterranean

CONDITION: Very good  Beautiful condition with no condition issues other than 2 small repaired marginal tears well outside the neat line. On heavy, cream colored, chain-laid paper. Prominent platemark and strong impression.

COLORING: None

ENGRAVER: Ambroise Tardieu

SIZE: 35 " x 23 "

ITEM PHYSICAL LOCATION: 66

PRICE: $500

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