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  • Title/Content of Map: A Plan of the Siege of the Havana, drawn by an Officer on the Spot, 1762
  • Date Printed: 1766
  • Cartographer: Anonymous
  • Size (inches): 11 x 7

    Antique map or plan of Havana, Cuba. This concise engraved harbor plan shows the disposition of British forces as they besieged and captured the city of Havana, Cuba in 1762, which at the time was a very important Spanish naval base in the Spanish West Indies.

    Shows two forts at the entrance channel: Castillo de los Tres Reyes del Morro (or Morro Castle) and Castillo de San Salvador de la Punta. A chain to block the channel is shown stretching between the two forts. Published from London in Britannia Triumphant.

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  • Location: This item ships from South Carolina.

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  • Condition

    Very good. Clean on strong chain-laid paper. Light offsetting to verso.

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    Anonymous: Antique Map Plan of Havana, 1766

    Estimate $140 - $155Nov 15, 2017
    New York, NY, USA
    Auction Curated By:
    Steve Kovacs
    Maps Expert