Maker: Depot General de la Marine
Antique chart of Newfoundland, Canada, published by the Depot General de la Marine, 1784. This map was based on the maps of James Cook from his third voyage 1776-9. It includes rhumb lines and depths as well as a table of landmarks and their coordinates. Impressive size and vibrant hand-coloring. Very good antique condition with toning and small tears at the paper edges. Center fold as issued - fold is a bit deep but could be flattened with some weight and a little patience. Measures approx. 34 x 23.75 inches to the neatline.
Item Number: CSMT156