Lot 296 View Catalog
"[Virginiae partis australis, et Floridae partis orientalis…,]" by Willem Blaeu, after Mercator and Hondius, from Blaeu's [Theatre du Monde ou Nouvel Atlas,] Amsterdam, 1640, showing the coastline and interior from Chesapeake Bay to Northern Florida with coats-of-arms in interior representing English and French regional claims, elaborate hand-colored title cartouche with six Native Americans, scale vignette with two cherubs, Latin text verso, hand colored, on laid paper, 15-1/4 x 19-1/2 in.; in modern painted wood frame, hinged with archival tape, toning, stains, smudges, folds, pencil inscriptions, small holes in top margin, separated center crease and tears in lower margin repaired verso with paper tape (outside of plate, longest 1-1/4 in.); frame with abrasions Provenance: Private Collection, Charleston, South Carolina
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