1803 Cary Large Antique Map of United States, Gulf of Mexico, Florida, Texas

Cartographer : John Cary

  • TitleA New Map of The West India Isles...1803
  • Ref #:  70578
  • Size: 24 1/2in x 21 1/2in (620mm x 550mm) 
  • Date : 1803
  • Condition: (A+) Fine Condition

This large beautifully hand coloured original antique map of the United States, Texas, the Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean, Central America and northern South America was engraved by John Cary in 1803 - the date is engraved in the title cartouche - and was published in 1808 for Cary's New Universal Atlas. (Ref Tooley M&B)

General Description:
Paper thickness and quality: - Heavy and stable
Paper color: - off white
Age of map color: - Original  
Colors used: - Green, yellow, pink 
General color appearance: - Authentic  
Paper size: - 24 1/2in x 21 1/2in (620mm x 550mm) 
Plate size: - 21 1/2in x 19 1/2in (535mm x 495mm) 
Margins: - Min 1/2in (12mm)

Margins: - None
Plate area: - Two dark ink spots on the L&R sides of image
Verso: - None