(Peru) The Port of Callao, in the...

Mapmaker: Gentleman's Magazine

(Peru) The Port of Callao, in the...

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  • - Central/S. America
  • The Port of Callao, in the South Sea; with the Adjacent Islands, Rocks & Coasts, to Windward and Leeward and the Soundings in Fathoms; Drawn by Order of His Catholic Majesty.

    A fine engraving for the area of coastal Peru, spanning from the town of Ancon to Lima, and what would be modern San Juan de Miraflores. Shows the quality of the land, roads and placenames as well as the drainage and neighboring islands. An interesting glimpse of the region for the time.

    Condition is good though compromised with lower left corner loss, but not containing any printed material. Image size is 8.25 x 14.5 (inches).