1852 Duvotenay Map of the West Indies

WestIndies-duvotenay-1852
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Antilles ou Indes Occidentales par Th. Doutovenay.
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1852 Duvotenay Map of the West Indies

WestIndies-duvotenay-1852


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Title


Antilles ou Indes Occidentales par Th. Doutovenay.
  1852 (undated)    10 x 13 in (25.4 x 33.02 cm)

Description


An attractive 1852 map of the West Indies by Th. Duvotenay. Covers from Florida to Venezuela and from Honduras to Barbados. Includes the Bahamas, Cuba, Jamaica, Santo Domingo (Hispaniola), Porto Rico, and the Lesser Antilles or Windward Isles. Throughout, Duvotenay identifies various cities, towns, rivers and assortment of additional topographical details. Features a neoclassical decorative border. Prepared by Th. Duvotenay for publication as plate no. 32 in Maison Basset's 1852 edition of the Atlas Illustre.

Cartographer


Thunot Duvotenay (1796 - 1875) was a French geographer active in the mid 19th century. Thunot is known to have worked with several other important cartographers of his dayincluding Barbie du Bocage, Vuillemin, Charle, Levassseur and Dufour.

Source


Duvotenay, T., Atlas Illustre (Maison Basset), 1852.    

Condition


Good. Some foxing mostly confined to margins. Blank on verso.