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The south part of Virginia. Made by Nicholas Comberford dwelling in Redcliffe, anno 1657

Charts and maps

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Collection Charts and maps
Gallery locationNot on display

Object details:

Object ID G246:2/6
Description Single sheet. Col. ms. Medium: Vellum mounted on two hinged boards each 39 x 25cm. Scale: [ca. 1:1 350 000 (lat)]. Cartographic Note: North at 90 degrees. Drawn on a squared pencil grid without rhumb lines. Latitude scale. Additional Places: Virginia, North Carolina, Albermarle and Pamlico Sounds. Contents Note: Contains sailing directions. The chart is decorated with animals and ships. A pair of dividers is depicted above the scale.
Date made 1657

Artist/Maker Comberford, Nicholas
Place made London
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials Wood; Vellum
Measurements 38 x 50cm
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