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The description of Romney Marsh

Charts and maps

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Collection Charts and maps, Loose maps and charts: general collection
Gallery locationNot on display

Object details:

Object ID G223:2/13
Description Single sheet. Col ms. Medium: Vellum. Physical description Note: Badly faded. Scale: [ca. 1:25 000 (bar)]. Cartographic Note: North shown erroneously at 130 degrees. Scale in furlongs. Additional Places: Hythe, Dungeness, Rye. Contents Note: Text box containing the description of Romney Marsh. Notes on sewers and waterways. Lighthouse shown at Denge Ness. Cartouche with dividers, scrolls and seahorses. Sea area decorated with ships and fishing boats. Perhaps copied from Matthew Poker's1617 map of Romney Marsh.
Date made circa 1680

Artist/Maker Tucker, Elhanan
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Caird Collection
Materials Vellum
Measurements 64 x 92cm.
  • The description of Romney Marsh (G223:2/13)
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