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Image number
SWG355496
Title
Map of the West Indies, from 'Relation de l'Expedition de Carthagene' by Jean Bernard Desjeans, published in Amsterdam, 1698 (engraving)
Artist
French School, (17th century) / French
Location
Private Collection
Medium
engraving
Date
1698 AD (C17th AD)
Description
first edition of this first-hand account of the 1697 raid on the fortified city of Cartagena; Baron de Pointis and his mixed force of pirates and regulars sacked the city, evaded a larger British fleet south of Jamaica, and returned to France with great riches;
Photo credit
Courtesy of Swann Auction Galleries / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
navy / naval / army / troops / armed forces / cartography / ships / cuba / caribbean / jamaica / compass / plan
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