C1764

Carte des Provinces de Nicaragua et Costa Rica

C.18th map of Costa Rica and Nicaragua by Nicholas Bellin, France’s Royal Geographer. Prévost, A. Histoire générale des voyages. Paris. References: Phillips, P. A List of Geographical Atlases in the Library of Congress. Washington 1973 5991. Collections: Library of Congress … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Carte des Provinces de Nicaragua et Costa Rica

Date:

C1764

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured copper engraving.

Image Size: 

170mm 
x 205mm

Paper Size: 

194mm 
x 254mm
AUTHENTICITY
Carte des Provinces de Nicaragua et Costa Rica - Antique Map from 1764

Genuine antique
dated:

1764

Description:

C.18th map of Costa Rica and Nicaragua by Nicholas Bellin, France’s Royal Geographer.

Prévost, A. Histoire générale des voyages. Paris.

References:
Phillips, P. A List of Geographical Atlases in the Library of Congress. Washington 1973 5991.

Collections:
Library of Congress Washington D.C.: 05041509

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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