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A description of the sweet Gulf

P/33(39)
Charts and maps

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Collection Charts and maps, Manuscript atlases
Gallery locationNot on display

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Object ID P/33(39)
Description Bound sheet. Col. ms. Additional Places: Costa Rica, Panama, Golfo Dulce. Contents Note: Union flag. Note: 'Capt Sharpe after that he had Cut his ship down at Chira came (here to Corene) where he had Comerce with the Natives & in memory thereof he Call'd it King Charleses harbour Anno 1681.'. Bound in 'A Wagoner of the South Sea describeing the sea coast from acapulco to Albemarle isle', an English translation of a Spanish derrotero captured from the Spanish ship 'Rosario' by Captain Bartholomew Sharpe in 1680. Hack made multiple copies of this atlas. This one was presented to James II.
Date made 1685

Artist/Maker Hack, William
Place made Wapping
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements 40.5 x 50cm
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