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VISIONS OF THE CARIBBEAN

Map - Barbados, 1794
Enlarge map (68 k)

Jacques Nicolas Bellin, 1703-1772.
Carte de l'Isle de La Guadeloupe.
Paris: Didot, 1758.

France, one of the major colonial powers, made some of the most beautiful maps during the 18th century. These examples depict two of the French colonies in the Lesser Antilles.

Image no. 2003-351-1

Reproductions

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