Carte de la Coste D'Arabie, Mer Rouge, et Golfe de Persia. (Map of the Coast of Arabia, Red Sea, and the Persian Gulf)
- Digitized: 1740
- Jacques Nicolas Bellin (Person)
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Map of Arabian Peneisula, the Red Sea, and the Persian Gulf. Copperplate engraving, non-contemporary color. 9" x 10". This map is one of the first detailed maps made of the area. Cartographer:Jacques Nicolas Bellin. Bellin was a Hydrographer in the French Dépot de La Marine where he was appointed the first 'Ingenieur hydrographe de La Marine'. He was also named Official Hydrographer of the French King and a member of the Royal Society in London. There is a decorative cartouche in the lower left and compass rose in the upper right along with Bellin's notations on how he located places by astronomical or other means.
Publisher: Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections
Contributor: Andrew and Kathy Tatler-Burgess