Antique 1774 Map of the West Indies by Samuel Dunn
Samuel Dunn (died 1794) was a British mathematician, and amateur astronomer. Dunn contributed nine papers to the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, of which body, however, he was not a fellow. On the title-page of his "Atlas" he appears as a member of the Philosophical Society at Philadelphia, America. A compleat map of the West Indies containing the coasts of Florida, Louisiana, New Spain, and Terra Firma: with all the islands. Map is hand colored, relief is shown pictorially, and longitiude is from Ferro.- Map also includes sections of Central America and South America. The map was expertly engraved, printed and hand coloured by Samuel Dunn, and is a complete and detailed representation of the West Indies at the time. It makes for an informative and beautiful addition to any collection.
Printed onto high quality poster paper which is durable and is non- tearable.