Caribbean, Central America and Southeast US Antique Map Print Set (1783)
Archival print reproduction of an antique map of the Caribbean, Central America and the Southeast US from 1783 by John Cary.
- Medium: Art print
- Paper: 100% cotton, museum-quality, heavyweight, matte finish
- Ink: Archival pigment ink
- Size: 11x14 or 16x20 inches per print
Sold as a set of 4 individual prints. Each print is sized to fit perfectly in a 11x14 or 16x20 inch frame without a mat.
Frames not included.
About This Map
A detailed, late 18th century map of the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and neighboring countries, covering the region from the north coast of South America up to the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay in Virginia. The map shows numerous towns, keys, reefs, and shoals, and includes indications of the most common routes used by sailing vessels through the Gulf and the Caribbean Islands. The map also includes a note indicating Christopher Columbus' first landing in the new world in 1492 at present-day Cat Island in the Bahamas, though the exact location of the first landing is not known with certainty.
Title: The West Indies, including Part of Virginia, North Carolina, East Florida, South Carolina, West Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, and the Gulf of Mexico, with Part of the Coast of South America: From the Bay of Honduras, to the Mouth of the River Oronoko
Author: John Cary (1754-1835)