Direccion Hidrografia

1815

Mouth of the Plate River to Buenos Aires

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Carta Esferica del Rio de al Plata desde su embocadura HASTA BUENOS AIRES

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Antique Spanish nautical chart of the Plate River, Montevideo and Buenos Aires, Argentina. This scarce sea chart is the 1815 corrected version of a chart first published in 1812 by Spain's Direccion Hidrographia. Laid to brown linen, probably when issued, in order to help the chart stand the rigors of a life at sea.

With two detailed inset port plans: Plano del Puerto de Maldonado and Plano del Puerto de Monte-video. Also, at top are three profile coastal views.

With the emblem of the Direccion Hidrographia.

CREATOR: Direccion Hidrografia

PUBLICATION DATE: 1815

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: Argentina

BODY OF WATER: Plate River

CONDITION: Good.  Slight age toning and a few small scattered stains. Surface is slightly dirty and lightly wrinkled from use. Linen backing a bit abraded at top left, outside the neatline, not affecting the image at all.

COLORING: None

ENGRAVER: R. Esteve

SIZE: 34 " x 22 "

ITEM PHYSICAL LOCATION: 0

PRICE: $


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