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Plan of the city and harbour of the Havana [1762?]
This 21 x 27 cm color map comes from Thomas Jeffrey’s book A description of the Spanish Islands and settlements on the coast of the West Indies and most likely depicts the city soon after the Battle of Havana when it briefly fell into the hands of the British during the Seven Years War.