1778 – T. Kitchin – South America
Title: “Map of South America”
The map shows the continent of South America. The New Kingdom of Granada is marked, as is the Kingdom of Tierra Firma (now Colombia, Venezuela and the Ithmus of Panama). Map comes from Dr. Robertson’s book “History of America”.
Cartographer: Thomas Kitchin (1718–1784)
Sheet size: 48 x 33 cm
Technique: copper engraving
Good condition. Thin paper, folds as published. Dated September 29th 1777. Two small tears repaired.
This is a genuine antique map published in 1778 and not a modern copy or reprint!