PCT-61588

Plan van de Oost-zyde van het Eiland Quibo - Anson (c.1750)

  • Technic: Copperplate engraving / etching with hand colouring on hand laid (verge) paper.
  • Condition: Good, given age. A few minor spots. Original folds as issued. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
  • Date: 1750
  • Overall size: 16,3 x 10,7 inch
  • Image size: 14,4 x 7,9 inch
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Description: Antique map, titled: 'Plan van de Oost-zyde van het Eiland Quibo.' - Map of the eastside of Quibo Island, Panama, showing the shoreline around Port de Dames indicating soft sand and mud, salt lagoons, fresh water, and fisherman's huts. Also marked are the islands of Quiveta and Canales. A fine sailing chart depicting part of Quibo or (Coibo Island), Panama. The windrose is very large and north is to the bottom right corner.

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.