Martinique Old map Isle de La Martinique Le Rouge 1748
Title: Isle de La Martinique.
Description: Martinique old antique map, copperplate engraved and colored by hand.
. In 1692, Charles de La Roche-Courbon, Count of Blénac, the Governor and Lieutenant General of the French colonies in America, named Fort Royal as the capital city of Martinique. Britain captured the island during the Seven Years' War, holding it from 1762 to 1763.
Auctor : George Louis Le Rouge (1740-1779)
Active from 1740- till 1785 as a cartographer, engraver and architect for the King of France.
16th -17th -18th-19th Century maps & atlases & prints. We sell guaranteed Absolutely Original authentic Maps and Prints. A Certificate of Authenticity ( COA ) will be supplied on request.
Size: Sheet app.: 31.5 x 22.5 cm. 12.5 x 8.75 inches Image app.: 27 x 20.5 cm. 10.75 x 8 inches. Condition: Nice map in good condition, light browned centre fold.