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A scarce 18th century plan of Portobello

BELLIN, Jacques-Nicolas.

Baye de Porto Bello.
Paris, 1764. 230 x 180mm, with good margins.

A chart of Portobello, showing the castle and street layout of the city.
Admiral Edward Vernon captured the port in 1739, during the 'War of Jenkin's Ear', leading to huge celebrations in England, commemorated by the use of 'Portobello' for places all over the British Isles. However Spain soon stuck back, and Vernon was forced to leave, having suffered over 18,000 casualties.
A scarce map, from the only edition of Bellin's atlas, 'Le Petit Atlas Maritime'.


Stock ID : 20760

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Stock Id :20760

Download Image

A scarce 18th century plan of Portobello

BELLIN, Jacques-Nicolas.

Baye de Porto Bello.
Paris, 1764. 230 x 180mm, with good margins.

A chart of Portobello, showing the castle and street layout of the city.
Admiral Edward Vernon captured the port in 1739, during the 'War of Jenkin's Ear', leading to huge celebrations in England, commemorated by the use of 'Portobello' for places all over the British Isles. However Spain soon stuck back, and Vernon was forced to leave, having suffered over 18,000 casualties.
A scarce map, from the only edition of Bellin's atlas, 'Le Petit Atlas Maritime'.


Stock ID : 20760

£120

£120

Return To Listing