Jamaica maps. Carte De L’ Isle De La Jamaique Bellin 1758
Title: Carte de L’ Isle de La Jamaique.
Description: Jamaica Island, very attractive and detailed map, taken from Bellins atlas. The map is dated 1758 and in full hand coloring.
Cartographer: Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703 – 1772). In 1721, at age 18, he was appointed hydrographer (chief cartographer) to the French Navy. In August 1741, he became the first Ingénieur de la Marine of the Depot des cartes et plans de la Marine (the French Hydrographical Office) and was named Official Hydrographer of the French King. Bellin was born in Paris. He was hydrographer of France's hydrographic office, member of the Académie de Marine and of the Royal Society of London. Over a 50-year career, he produced a large number of maps of particular interest to the Ministère de la Marine.
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.: 14 x 9 inches. 35 x 23 cm. Image app.: 12.5 x 8.25 inches. 32 x 21 cm. Condition: Fine hand colored map in overall good condition, with two small worm hole restorations outside the island.