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Carte du Detroit de Gibraltar../ Plan de Gibraltar

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Article ID EUE2986
Artist Bellin
Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703-1772) was the first Ingenieur Hydrographe de la Marine, and also Official Hydrographer to the French King and one of the most important French cartographers of the mid-eighteenth century. Bellin produced a substantial number of important separately issued maps, particularly reflecting continuing discoveries and political events in the Americas.
Title Carte du Detroit de Gibraltar../ Plan de Gibraltar
Year dated 1761
Description Splendourful and detailed seachart of the strait of Gibraltar locating harbors and bays and coastal soundings. Inset map shows a city map of Gibraltar. Depiction of the sea- depht, the cartouche shows nautical instruments and banners.
Place of Publication London
Dimensions (cm)57 x 88
ConditionSome restoration at lower centerfold
Coloringoriginal colored
TechniqueCopper print

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