C1764

Plan de la Rade et Ville de la Vera-Cruz

C.18th map of Veracruz, Mexico by Nicholas Bellin, France’s Royal Geographer listing sites for; Inquisition, Jesuits, Governors House, etc Prévost, A. Histoire générale des voyages. Paris.  

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Full Title:

Plan de la Rade et Ville de la Vera-Cruz

Date:

C1764

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured copper engraving.

Image Size: 

155mm 
x 215mm

Paper Size: 

181mm 
x 255mm
AUTHENTICITY
Plan de la Rade et Ville de la Vera-Cruz - Antique Map from 1764

Genuine antique
dated:

1764

Description:

C.18th map of Veracruz, Mexico by Nicholas Bellin, France’s Royal Geographer listing sites for; Inquisition, Jesuits, Governors House, etc

Prévost, A. Histoire générale des voyages. Paris.

 

References:
Berra, Title: Materiales para una Cartografía Mexicana. 2012: 1871, page 90..
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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