1780 Bellin - Karte von der Süd-See oder dem Stillen Meere...

18th century sea chart of the Pacific Ocean

Title:

Karte von der Süd-See oder dem Stillen Meere..

Map maker:

Jacques-Nicolas Bellin

Place and Year:

Paris, 1780

Dimensions:

49.3 x 54.9 cm (19.4 x 21.6 in)

Technique:

Copperplate engraving

Coloring:

Hand color

Condition Rating:

VG

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DETAILS

This map is the right hand sheet of a 2-sheet sea chart of the Pacific Ocean. Based on a cartography of connected rhumb lines and triangulation, the chart depicts Mexico and California, with a variety of place-names, including: Punta de los Reyes, Acapulco, and San Francisco Bay.

CONDITION NOTES

Dark impression.

IDENTIFIER

NL-00233

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