Depot de la Marine

1822

Plan of Saint George's Bay Newfoundland

Plan de la Baie Saint George Situe a la CoteOccidental de Terre-Neuve, Leve en 1820.

DESCRIPTION: Beautiful copperplate-engraved chart of the interior of St. George's Bay near the present-day towns of Stephenville and Saint George's on the Southwest coast of Newfoundland. Early 19th century working sea chart of area near the Gulf of St. Lawrence produced by the French Depot de la Marine after the work of two French Naval officers: Saulnier de Vauhello and Begon de la Rouziere. Noted points of interest include Cap Sauvage, Flat Island ( Point de Sable ), and Riviere Saint George. Numerous soundings and hydrographical features.

With the circular logo of France's Depot General de la Marine. Price Two Francs. No. 148.

CREATOR: Depot de la Marine

PUBLICATION DATE: 1822

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: Canada

BODY OF WATER: St. George's Bay

CONDITION: Very good.  One repaired tear in the far bottom margin well outside the neatline. On heavy laid paper with evident platemark. Clean.

COLORING: None

ENGRAVER: Vicq

SIZE: 17 " x 23 "

ITEM PHYSICAL LOCATION: 

PRICE: $375


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