close window

Verovering vande silver-vloot inde bay matanca/t Eylant Cuba met Syne Gelegen Theyt

This item has been sold. Please check our homepage for currently available maps.
An important and scarce view of the taking of the Spanish silver fleet by Dutch naval forces in Matanzas Bay, Cuba. The main battle scene is flanked by portraits of the Dutch commanders Piet Heyn and Hendrick Lonq, while an inset map of Cuba and Jamaica occupies the lower left corner. While designed for (and keyed to) a broadside, this examplar was printed on a sheet without text.
Item Number: G726
Cartographer: Nicholas Visscher
Place & Date: Amsterdam / 1626
Size: 16" x 8 3/8" (overall print); 5 1/2" x 3 1/4" (inset map)
Condition: b&w; overall age toning and some spotting in main image;
Price: SOLD