Maker: Depot de la Marine.
Antique nautical chart showing an area on the coast of Brazil that is part of the State of Bahia. By Depot de la Marine and published in 1863. This chart shows the area near Iheus before the city was founded in 1881, and the site of the current city was the Villa de S. Jorge dos Ilheos. With soundings, anchorages, and navigational hazards. Includes Morro de Pernambuco, Ilha Pedra de Ilhéus, the mouth of Rio Cachoeira, and more. Ilheus is a popular tourist destination because of its historical buildings, historical artifacts, and lovely beaches. Very good overall antique condition with some minor spotting and a 1.5 inch tear on the lower right side. approx. 24.5 x 17.5 inches to neatline.
Item Number: SAM272