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The French Select a Place for Building a Fort


Plate IX from Part II of de Bry's Grands Voyages chronicling the French colonial attempts in Florida in the 1560s. The plates are based on Le Moyne's famous drawings of the French expeditions and the customs of Florida natives. In Plate IX, the French are shown erecting a new fort on an island in the River May.
Item Number: EF2643
Cartographer: Theodor de Bry
Place & Date: Frankfurt / 1590
Size: 9" x 13 1/4" (overall sheet)
Condition: b&w as published; tear in text block well repaired
Price: $360.00