Vera Cruz Mexico Harbor Chart Military Fortifications 1850 Blunt coastal surveyBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Chart of the Harbour of Vera Cruz.
(North America, Mexico, Vera Cruz, Harbor Chart, Coastal Survey, Military Fortifications, Star Fort).
Issued 1850, New York by E & G. W. Blunt.
Mid 19th century coastal survey map with lovely hand color.
Small profile view bottom left, some terrain features, outline plan of fort, many sounding depths and rhumb lines all impart a strong nautical feel.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, light offsetting, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Sheet Measures c. 14 1/4" H x 9 1/2"W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 13 1/2" H x 8 1/4" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 1.