Cuba - Tanamo Bay
By WALKER, John , 1824

The Port of Tanamo on the North Coast of Cuba From a Spanish printed Plan.

America Caribbean
  • 作者: WALKER, John
  • 出版地: London
  • 出版商: Hydrographical Office of the Admiralty
  • 发布日期: 22nd July 1824.
  • 物理描述: Engraved map
  • 方面: 190 by 285mm. (7.5 by 11.25 inches).
  • 库存参考: 11689


Rare Admiralty chart of Tanamo Bay, 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.