Bellin's Barbados
By BELLIN, Jacques Nicolas , 1758

Carte de L'Isle de Barbade Dresse au Deport des Cartes et Plans dresse au Depost des Cartes et Plans de la Marine pour le service des Vaisseaux du Roy.

America Caribbean
  • Author: BELLIN, Jacques Nicolas
  • Publication place: Paris
  • Publication date: 1758.
  • Physical description: Engraved chart.
  • Dimensions: 560 by 400mm. (22 by 15.75 inches).
  • Inventory reference: 2663


The chart bears rhumb lines, compass roses, towns, roads, parishes, coastal features and dangers. It was published in two works: ‘Hydrographique francoise’; and the ‘Neptune de l’Amerique Meridionale’. There are two states of the present chart: one baring ‘No.81’ to the upper right, and ‘prix. trente sols.’ to the lower left; and the other without the text.


  1. MCC 33.