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Cartographer: Jacques-Nicolas Bellin
Title: : Carte de l'Isle de la Guadeloupe
Date: 1758      Size: 12 x 8 inches
Published: Paris
Description: The islands of Guadeloupe divided into their parishes with place names largely restricted to the coastlines and with the interiors only roughly sketched. Coloured.
Map Ref: WIND4161
Cartographer: Jacques-Nicolas Bellin
Title: : Environs du Fort Louis de la Guadeloupe
Date: 1764      Size: 6 x 8 inches
Published: Paris
Description: A small French sea chart showing the modern-day location of the towns of Pointe-à-Pitre / Le Gosier on Guadeloupe when there was just a fort and a plan for a settlement. Original hand-colour.
Map Ref: WIND4267
Cartographer: Thomas Jefferys
Title: : Guadaloupe
Date: 1775      Size: 24 x 18 inches
Published: London
Description: Jefferys map of Guadaloupe is based on surveys taken by the British between 1759 and 1763 when they had seized it during the Seven Years War. It was then returned to the French in exchange for Canada.
Map Ref: WIND3911
Cartographer: John Thomson
Title: : West India Islands
Date: c. 1815      Size: 23 x 20 inches
Published: Edinburgh
Description: Large, detailed atlas map of the Caribbean islands of Guadeloupe, Antigua and Marie-Galante and the Iles des Saintes. Finely engraved topographical detail and original hand colour.
Map Ref: WIND3314