Creator Record

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Name Bellin, Jacques-Nicolas
Life Dates 1703-1772
Nationality French
Geographic location(s) Paris, France
Role Cartographer

Associated Records

Image of Map Collection - 2014.21.99

Map Collection - 2014.21.99

Jacques-Nicolas Bellin Carte Reduite d'une Partie des Costes Occidentales et Meridionales de l'Afrique Depuis Cabo Frio ou Cap Froid, jusque a la Bay S. Blaise Engraving Paris, 1754 Black and white map by Jacques-Nicolas Bellin: Southern African coastline from Cape Fria in Namibia to Cape Agulhas, and a profile of the Cape of Good Hope. Towns, regions, bays, et cetera, are clearly identified on the map, larger settlements marked with black minature structures, i.e. "Stellenbach" bottom right of map. All geographic elements, not colored, some texture. Three radiating line points, top and middle left and bottom right of map. Decorative black and white scroll title and credit cartouche, bo

Image of Map Collection - 2016.6.9

Map Collection - 2016.6.9

"L'Empire de la Chine," 1748, hand-colored engraving by Jacques-Nicolas Bellin. Printed lower right, in cartouche: L'Empire de la Chine / Pour servir a l'Histoire / Generale des Voyages / Par N. Bellin Ingr ordre de la Marine / 1748