Spherical Map That Shows the North of the Santo Domingo Island and the Eastern Part of Canal Viejo of Bahamas


This early-19th century Spanish naval map shows the eastern Caribbean, from the northern coasts of Hispaniola (present-day Haiti and the Dominican Republic) and Cuba to the Bahamas. The map was engraved by Fernando Selma (1752-1810), a well-known Spanish engraver who produced not only maps, but also portraits of notable Spaniards.

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Direccion de Hidrografica, Madrid, Spain


Title in Original Language

Carta esferica que comprehende los desemboques al norte de la Isla de Sto Domingo y la parte oriental del Canal Viejo de Bahama

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1 map : 59 x 90 centimeters

Last updated: August 26, 2013