Antique Map-ACAPULCO-PORT-MEXICO-COLOURED-Anson-c. 1750

Price: € 149,50

Subject: Antique map, titled: 'Plan du Port d'Acapulco sur la cote de Mexique (…).' - Map of the Port of Acapulco on the coast of Mexico in the Soutern Sea, at 16°.45'. North latitude and at 108°.22'. western longitude from London.
Condition: Good, given age. Light damp stain right margin, barely touching image. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Medium: Copperplate engraving / etching with hand colouring on hand laid (verge) paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 20 x 27.3 cm. The image size is ca. 15.2 x 21.3 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 7.9 x 10.7 inch. The image size is ca. 6 x 8.4 inch.
Part Number: 61585
Location: (ISCRA) BG-B16-38
Description: Source unknown, to be determined.

Artists and Engravers: Made by 'George Anson' after an anonymous artist. George Anson, 1st Baron Anson PC, FRS, RN (1697 -1762) was a British admiral and a wealthy aristocrat, noted for his circumnavigation of the globe and his role overseeing the Royal Navy during the Seven Years' War.