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This geographical plan of the Island of Saint Helena is dedicated by permission to Field Marshal His Royal Highness the Duke of Kent and Strathearn by Lieut. R.P. Read.

G214:25/2(1)
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Collection Charts and maps, Loose maps and charts: general collection
Gallery locationNot on display

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Object ID G214:25/2(1)
Description 2nd edition. Single sheet, hand coloured engraving. Scale [1:9,050]. North is at 223 degrees. The chart is ungraduated and has a scale in miles. Land topography is shown in bird's-eye view. Estates and places of interest are named. The sea is decorated with ships and whales. Facsimiles of Napoleon's signatures are reproduced at bottom right. Pictorial map. The residence of Buonaparte has been changed from the 1815 edition.
Date made 1817

Artist/Maker Kirkwood, R.
Rippin, J & M
Read, R.P.
Place made London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements Printed area 43 x 57.5cm, on sheet 54.5 x 75.5cm.
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  • This geographical plan of the Island of Saint Helena is dedicated by permission to Field Marshal His Royal Highness the Duke of Kent and Strathearn by Lieut. R.P. Read. (G214:25/2(1))
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