Map [Map showing Caribbean area including West Indies and Gulf of Mexico].

About this Item

Title

  • [Map showing Caribbean area including West Indies and Gulf of Mexico].

Created / Published

  • [ca. 1730]

Headings

  • -  Caribbean Area--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • -  West Indies--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • -  Coasts--Caribbean Area--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • -  Coasts--West Indies--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • -  Caribbean Area
  • -  West Indies

Genre

  • Manuscript maps
  • Early maps
  • Portolan charts

Notes

  • -  Shows eastern portion of Caribbean area. This is 1 of 2 separately cataloged charts which together show Caribbean area, West Indies, Gulf of Mexico, and northern coast of South America.
  • -  Title provided by cataloger.
  • -  Pen-and-ink and red ink.
  • -  Indexed.
  • -  Maggs number annotated in pencil in lower right margin: No. 3.
  • -  Order number annotated in pencil in lower margin: 367894/27.
  • -  LC Nautical charts on vellum, 24
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
  • -  Sheet showing western portion filed under: G4390 1730 .M3 Vellum 23
  • -  Vault

Medium

  • 1 map : ms., col., vellum ; 73 x 61 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G4390 1730 .M31

Repository

  • Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 91683697

Online Format

  • image

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Credit Line: Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division.

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