C1746

Carte des Ifles du Cap Verd Dressee sur les Journaux et les Remarques des plus habiles Navigateurs Par N.Bellin Ingr de la Marine 1746

C18th map of the Cape Verde islands which were under Portuguese rule at the time and now an independent African country.

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S/N: HGDV02-009-POR–185079
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Full Title:

Carte des Ifles du Cap Verd Dressee sur les Journaux et les Remarques des plus habiles Navigateurs Par N.Bellin Ingr de la Marine 1746

Date:

C1746

Condition:

In good condition, with folds as issued.

Technique:

Hand coloured copper engraving.

Image Size: 

295mm 
x 225mm

Paper Size: 

360mm 
x 255mm
AUTHENTICITY
Carte des Ifles du Cap Verd Dressee sur les Journaux et les Remarques des plus habiles Navigateurs Par N.Bellin Ingr de la Marine 1746 - Antique Print from 1746

Genuine antique
dated:

1746

Description:

C18th map of the Cape Verde islands which were under Portuguese rule at the time and now an independent African country.

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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