BG-00710

Plan de la Baye de Manille - Anson (1765)

  • Condition: Good, some creasing of the paper. Please study image carefully.
  • Date: 1765
  • Overall size: 34.5 x 25 cm.
  • Image size: 25 x 20.5 cm.
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Description: Antique map titled 'Plan de la Baye de Manille' (Plan van de Baay van Manilla). Detailed chart of Manilla Bay. This map is considered to be the best map of Manilla Bay of the 18th century and orginates from 'Reize rondsom de werreld, gedaan in de jaaren 1740-44, door George Anson' by R. Walter.

Artists and Engravers: 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.