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Plano Pintoresco de la Habana


A scarce and splendidly detailed Spanish language plan of mid-19th century Havana, "with house numbers" indicated, major landmarks located and an inset chart of the city's harbor and environs on the lower right corner. Surrounding the central plan are two large views of the India Fountain on Paseo de Isabel (top) and the general cityscape from the harbor (bottom) and along the sides, 12 smaller view of important buildings and monuments (Templete, Castillo del Morro, Cathedral, Teatro Tacon, Government House, railroad station, prison, military hospital, etc.)
Item Number: RS2561
Cartographer: B. May y Ca.
Place & Date: Havana / 1853
Size: 21 1/2" x 17 5/8 "
Condition: duotone lithograph; washed and sized, some minor spotting; splits in folds restored.
Price: $2,850.00