C1764

Carte de L'Isle d'Hayti Aujourd'hui L'Espagnole, ou L'Isle de St. Dominque Avec Les Isles Voisines.

Map with large decorative title, of Hispaniola, Porto Rico, Virgin Isles , Cuba and Jamaica based on Spanish charts of the new world. Haiti is divided into the five pre-Columbian cacicazgos,or Taino kingdoms. Puerto Rico is named I. Boriquen or … Read Full Description

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S/N: HGDV-012002-CA-HAI–226108
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Full Title:

Carte de L’Isle d’Hayti Aujourd’hui L’Espagnole, ou L’Isle de St. Dominque Avec Les Isles Voisines.

Date:

C1764

Condition:

Small repaired tear on left sheet edge, otherwise in good condition, with folds as issued.

Technique:

Copper engraving hand coloured

Image Size: 

335mm 
x 225mm
AUTHENTICITY
Carte de L'Isle d'Hayti Aujourd'hui L'Espagnole, ou L'Isle de St. Dominque Avec Les Isles Voisines. - Antique Print from 1764

Genuine antique
dated:

1764

Description:

Map with large decorative title, of Hispaniola, Porto Rico, Virgin Isles , Cuba and Jamaica based on Spanish charts of the new world. Haiti is divided into the five pre-Columbian cacicazgos,or Taino kingdoms. Puerto Rico is named I. Boriquen or S. Jean Baptiste.

Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703 - 1772)

Bellin was a French multifaceted hydrographer and geographer had an incredibly successful 50 year career producing maps. His illustrious career started at just 18 years of age when he was appointed Chief Cartographer to the French Navy in 1721. His attention to detail, accuracy and high standard of workmanship resulted in him playing an integral role to France’s leadership in European cartography. In addition to being the Chief Cartographer of France’s hydrographic office, he was also a member of the Académie de Marine, the Royal Society of London, and the Philosophes (French intellectual group).

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