Charts and maps, Manuscript atlases

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Charts and maps

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Collection Charts and maps, Manuscript atlases
Gallery locationNot on display

Object details:

Object ID P/33(90)
Description Bound sheet. Col. ms. Additional Places: Peru, Manache. Contents Note: Latitude noted. Anchorage shown. Fort depicted. Sailing directions. Note: 'the product of the valleys is brought down to this port in waggons & from thence transported to Lima &a: but here is no people dwells near the sea side & the Fort that is in the bay is made of Linga [Inca]'. 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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