BG-11290

Antique Map of the Port of Zihuatanejo by Anson (c.1740)

  • Condition: Very good, please study image carefully.
  • Date: c.1740
  • Overall size: 40 x 25.3 cm.
  • Image size: 36.5 x 20.2 cm.
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.. Plan du Port de Chequetan ou Seguataneo - Anonymous (c.1750)

Description: Antique map titled 'Plan du Port de Chequetan ou Seguataneo'. Map of the Mexican port of Zihuatanejo. This area was originally named Cihuatlán in Aztec, which means 'Place of Women,' referring to the matriarchal society that dominated the region in pre-Columbian times. Source unknown, to be determined.

Artists and Engravers: Admiral of the Fleet George Anson, 1st Baron Anson, PC, FRS (23 April 1697 – 6 June 1762) was a Royal Navy officer.