Charts and maps, Henry Newton Stevens Atlantic Neptune collection

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Annapolis Royal [and] St. Mary's Bay

HNS21F
Charts and maps

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Collection Charts and maps, Henry Newton Stevens Atlantic Neptune collection
Gallery locationNot on display

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Object ID HNS21F
Description Two sheets joined. Engraved. Scale: ca. 1:30 000 (bar). Cartographic Note: Variation shown 11 degrees 15' W. Bar scales, in statute and nautical miles, and tidal symbols are included in 21B and later variants. Additional Places: Nova Scotia, Bay of Fundy. Contents Note: Sailing directions are included in the title, View of Gulivers Hole. 21F. Plate changes: Imprint changed to January 1st 1781. Trees added to the land shading. Page number changed to 'Pl.8'. Other features: Printed on Bates paper. Border yellow, settlements coloured, red/brown coastal convention. Stitch holes at left edge. There are six variants of this chart in the collection: 21A. Imprint April 9. 1776. Shows buildings and boundaries. Printed on LVG paper. Page number '16' in manuscript overleaf. 21B. Plate changes: Land shading, bar scales and tide symbols added, and degree values for latitude and longitude. Other features: Printed on LVG paper. Border yellow. 21C. Plate same as 21B. Other features: Printed on unwatermarked paper. Page number '7' type-stamped overleaf. 21D. Plate changes: Shoals stippled. In the view the foundering ship has been removed and other vessels added. Other features: Printed on Bates paper. Page number '18' type-stamped overleaf. 21E. Plate changes: A badly-drawn compass line through 'Annapolis' has been corrected. Page number 'PL.18.' engraved top right. Other features: Printed on Bates paper. Border yellow. 21F. Plate changes: Imprint changed to January 1st 1781. Trees added to the land shading. Page number changed to 'Pl.8'. Other features: Printed on Bates paper. Border yellow, settlements coloured, red/brown coastal convention. Stitch holes at left edge.
Date made 1781

Artist/Maker Des Barres, Joseph Frederick Wallet
Des Barres, Joseph Frederick Wallet
Place made London
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements Plate impressions 73 x 53.5cm and 73 x 53cm.
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