- Americas, Caribbean, Maps and Prints
Antigua in the West Indies America. Laid Down by actual Survey, and engraved by John Luffman, in the years 1787 and 1788. / To His Excellency Major General Sir Thomas Shirley Governor Bart. Captain General & Governor in Chief in and over all His Majestys Leeward Caribee Islands, in America. Chancellor, Vice Admiral & Ordinary of the same. This Map is Dedicated, by his obliged humble Servant, John Luffman.
- John Luffman’s grand map of Antigua, one of the cartographic monuments of the 18th century British West Indies; predicated upon the goldsmith-cartographer’s reconnaissance of the island conducted when it was still one of the world’s leading sugar-slave economies, as well as hosting a major Royal Navy base (then commanded by the future Lord Admiral Horatio Nelson); the map served as…
- Add to cart