Cuba - Port Matanzas
By WALKER, John , 1822

The Port of Matanzas on the North Coast of Cuba

America Caribbean
  • 作者: WALKER, John
  • 出版地: London
  • 出版商: Capt Hurd RN Hydrographic Officer to the Admiralty
  • 发布日期: 21st Dec 1822.
  • 物理描述: Engraved map
  • 方面: 175 by 235mm. (7 by 9.25 inches).
  • 库存参考: 11676


Rare Admiralty chart of Port Matanzas, Cuba.

The title states that the chart was copied from a ‘Spanish printed Plan’, this refers to the ‘Portulano de la America Setentrional’ a work published by the Spanish Admiralty in 1809, and containing 111 charts of the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico. A second edition of the pilot was published in 1818 with 121 charts.

John Walker, founding members of the Royal Geographic Society, was a leading mapmaker and engraver working in London in the first half of the nineteenth century. He is known to have produced numerous charts for James Horsburgh and the Admiralty.