London, South Kensington
3 May 2007
CUBA -- Fine manuscript chart on vellum of Cuba, the West Indies and the Caribbean including the southern tip of Florida and the Florida Keys and the north coats of Colombia and Venezuela, inset key in Spanish listing 23 Cuban beaches, numerous harbours, inlets and other coastal settlements named, land-masses shaded in grey, rhumb lines (a few small pieces torn from edge with slight loss to manuscript frame, some light staining), ?late 18th-century, maximum dimensions 740 x 660mm.
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Please note that it has been suggested that this manuscript map is on waxed paper and not vellum, and possibly 19th-century.
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