Jamaica, Jamaica; Thomas Jefferys - Jamaica from the latest surveys - 1761-1780

Description
Jamaica, Jamaica; Thomas Jefferys - Jamaica from the latest surveys - 1761-1780
Contemporary colored

Attractive example of Jefferys map of Jamaica published by Laurie & Whittle .

Showing parishes, towns, and villages, churches, forts, roads, rivers and ponds, harbors, anchorages, soundings, etc.

Includes an annotation at upper left: "The Negro-towns are Distinguished by a Stroke under the Name." Includes 2 large inset plans of the Harbours of Bluefields and Kingston and Port Royal. These inset maps are also extremely detailed including the names of some plantations.

Very good condition, two small closed tears on top slightly affecting the image but almost not visible on the front side.

Lot details
Object
Map
Country (current geographical location)
Jamaica
Geographical specification
Jamaica
Map maker/ publisher
Thomas Jefferys
Map/ Book title
Jamaica from the latest surveys
Period
1761-1780
Condition
Good
Technique
Copper engraving
Additional Information
Contemporary colored
Size of the largest image
47×63 cm
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