This print shows a view on the isle, plantations, town, a college of Jesuits and castle of Cayenne in South America. It was a former french slave-colony in French Guyana.
Made by Anonymous after own design.
Medium: Engraving /etching / original hand coloured on hand laid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 48.5 x 41 cm (19.09 x 16.14 inch). Image size: 40.5 x 35.5 cm. (15.94 x 13.98 inch).
Condition: fair, given age. Fold as published. Creases in lower corners. Tear in fold below restored. Minor smudges. On reverse remain of glue from small sticker. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
SLAVERY-PLANTATION-CAYENNE-FRENCH GUYANA-SOUTH AMERICA-CITY-CASTLE-JESUITS | RBOS-LARGE-T28
This attractive print was published by Tiron in Amsterdam in 1766.
Reference: Koeman III, Tir4.