Mexico 1772

Spanish possessions in Central America just after the Seven Years’ War, at the time of the Bourbon Reforms.



Map of New Spain (Mexico), dated 1772

Created by José Antonio de Alzate y Ramírez a locally-born priest, scientist, historian, cartographer and journalist. The years following the end of the Seven Years’ War (1763 onwards) saw major administrative reforms instigated in New Spain by the Bourbon monarchy, along with the strengthening of local defences (the British had captured both Manila and Havana), and the expulsion of the Jesuits from New Spain. This period also saw the founding of San Diego and San Fransisco in what was known as Alta California.

Original Size: 54 x 66 cms

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