Charts and maps, Grenville collection

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Tabula hydrographica Sinus Finnici

Charts and maps

Object connections:

Collection Charts and maps, Grenville collection
Gallery locationNot on display

Object details:

Object ID GREN55/9
Description Single sheet. Engr. Medium: Segmented and backed. Physical description Note: Coloured in outline. Scale: [ca. 1:600 000]. Cartographic Note: Graduated, meridian of Ferro. Rhumbs drawn on sea area. Variation and soundings shown. Scales in French and English sea miles, German miles, Swedish miles and Russian versts. Additional Places: Gulf of Finland, Stockholm, St Petersburg. Contents Note: Navigable channels through the islands are marked. There is a key to symbols. The cartouche shows seahorses with Neptune and mermen.
Date made 1779

Artist/Maker Schmidt, J.F.
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Caird Collection
Materials Paper
Measurements 121.5 x 49cm.
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