Direccion Hidrografia

1809

Plano del Puerto de Cebollas (Bahia de Cebollas)

Plano del Puerto de Cebollas (Bahia de Cebollas)

DESCRIPTION: Beautiful, black and white engraved copperplate chart of the Bay of Cebollas, Cuba on the northeast coast of Cuba in Holguin province. Strong graphic composition; this engraving and the plate of Puerto de Vita would make a fine grouping. This chart is about 20% larger than other port plans in this series.

Published in 1809, this rare chart of Cebollas Bay was one of 34 charts of Cuban ports published by the Spanish Admiralty, the Direccion Hidrografia, in the sea atlas "Portolano de la America Setentrional Construido en la Direccion Detrabajos Hidrograficos". A fine example with careful, delicate engraving and a wide platemark on high-quality paper. Distance scale is in cables. Part 3. Plate 14.

Reference: Materiales para una Cartografia Mexicana. Manuel Orozco y Berra. 1871. p. 216.

CREATOR: Direccion Hidrografia

PUBLICATION DATE: 1809

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: Cuba

BODY OF WATER: Caribbean

CONDITION: Very Good  Very clean on good paper with no flaws. Strong impression and platemark.

COLORING: None

ENGRAVER: 

SIZE: 13 " x 8 "

ITEM PHYSICAL LOCATION: 5

PRICE: $600


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