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1765 Isaak Tirion Map of Central America and the West Indies

MexicoNewGranada-tirion-1765
$500.00
Kaart van de Onderkoningschappen van Mexico en Nieuw Granada in de Spaansche West-Indien. - Main View
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1765 Isaak Tirion Map of Central America and the West Indies

MexicoNewGranada-tirion-1765

Beautifully colored and highly detailed map of Mexico and the West Indies.

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Title


Kaart van de Onderkoningschappen van Mexico en Nieuw Granada in de Spaansche West-Indien.
  1765 (dated)     12 x 18.5 in (30.48 x 46.99 cm)     1 : 12500000

Description


This is a 1765 Isaak Tirion map of Central America and the West Indies. The map depicts the region from the southern United States to northern South America and from the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean. Each of the Caribbean islands is illustrated and labeled, even within the Bahamas and the Virgin Islands, along with Cozumel located off the Yucatan Peninsula and Grand Cayman south of Cuba. The Galapagos Islands off the Pacific coast of South America are also identified. Cities, towns, and villages throughout the region are labeled, including New Orleans, Charleston, Pensacola, St. Augustine, Havana, Acapulco, Veracruz, Portobello, Cartagena, Paramaribo, and Cayenne. Myriad rivers and mountains are illustrated from the United States to South America.

This map was produced by Isaak Tirion in 1765.

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