Ghana Cape Coast Old print Vue de la Côte depuis Mina Bellin 1754. Title: Vue de la Côte depuis Mina Jusqu'au Maure tirée de Barbot et de Smith.
Description: Ghana, Old print of the Cap Coast with Castle St. George de Mina, Fort Conradsbourg Mont St.
Cartographer: Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703 1772). In 1721, at age 18, he was appointed hydrographer (chief cartographer) to the French Navy. In August 1741, he became the first Ingénieur de la Marine of the Depot des cartes et plans de la Marine (the French Hydrographical Office) and was named Official Hydrographer of the French King. Bellin was born in Paris.
He was hydrographer of France's hydrographic office, member of the Académie de Marine and of the Royal Society of London. Over a 50-year career, he produced a large number of maps of particular interest to the Ministère de la Marine.
16th -17th -18th-19th Century maps & atlases & prints. We sell guaranteed Absolutely Original authentic Maps and Prints. A Certificate of Authenticity (COA) will be supplied on request. 15.25 x 10 inches.
38 x 25.5 cm. 11.25 x 7.5 inches. Condition: Fine hand colored copper engraving in overall very good condition.
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The item "Ghana Cape Coast Old print Vue de la Côte depuis Mina Bellin 1754" is in sale since Tuesday, March 2, 2021. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Africa Maps". The seller is "mapandmaps" and is located in Europe. This item can be shipped worldwide.