Mexico and Guatemala, showing the Position of the Mines - Wyld (1850)

  • Technic: Outline coloured steel engraving on wove paper.
  • Condition: Very good, given age. Original middle fold, as issued. Small stains in the mragin, some tiny spots of foxing in the right margin edge. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
  • Date: 1850
  • Overall size: 33,1 x 23 inch
  • Image size: 31,1 x 13,2 inch

€ 347,50

Description: Antique Map, titled: 'Mexico and Guatemala, showing the Position of the Mines.' - Map of Central America, showing Mexico and Guatemala, as well as Jamaica and the Cayman Islands. Gold and Silver mines are indicated, as well as provincial mining stations. Map dated 1850.

Artists and Engravers: Made by an anonymous engraver. Publisher: James Wyld. James Wyld (1812-1887) was a British publisher and cartographer. His greatest geographical achievement was Wyld's Great Globe, exhibited in Leicester Square between 1851 and 1862. The globe, sixty feet high and lighted with gas, was at that point the largest ever constructed. He was geographer to Queen Victoria and H.R.H. Prince Albert.