Detail View: JCB Archive of Early American Images: Plan de la Ville de Port Royal

Accession number: 
08819
Record number: 
08819-2
JCB call number: 
E758 B444dg
Image title: 
Plan de la Ville de Port Royal
Place image published: 
[Paris]
Image publisher: 
[Didot]
Image date: 
[1758]
Image function: 
plate; following p. 8
Technique: 
engraving
Image dimension height: 
19.7 cm.
Image dimension width: 
15.1 cm.
Page dimension height: 
25 cm.
Page dimension width: 
19 cm.
Materials medium: 
ink
Materials support: 
paper
Languages: 
French
Description: 
Plan of the town of Port Royal, Jamaica. Cartographic elements include scale and compass rose. Items in the image are lettered for identification in key at top.
Source creator: 
Bellin, Jacques Nicolas, 1703- 1772
Source Title: 
Déscription géographique des isles Antilles possedées par les Anglois
Source place of publication: 
A Paris
Source publisher: 
De l'impr. de Didot
Source date: 
1758
notes: 
Bellin was the first chief hydrographer of the French hydrographic office or Dépôt generale de la marine.
Time Period: 
1751-1800
Provenance/Donor: 
Acquired before 1871.
Owner and copyright: 
©John Carter Brown Library, Box 1894, Brown University, Providence, R.I. 02912
Commentary: 
geographic area: 
Caribbean Islands
Subject Area: 
Geography, maps, city views and plans
Subject headings: 
Jamaica--Maps