PCT-61585

Plan du Port d'Acapulco sur la cote de Mexique (..) - Anson (c.1750)

  • Technic: Copperplate engraving / etching with hand colouring on hand laid (verge) paper.
  • 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.
  • Date: 1750
  • Overall size: 7,9 x 10,7 inch
  • Image size: 6 x 8,4 inch
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Description: 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.

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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.