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[The battle off the Isle of Wight on 4 August 1588]

Charts and maps

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Collection Charts and maps, Printed atlases
Gallery locationNot on display

Object details:

Object ID PBD8529(9)
Description Disbound sheet. Hand coloured engraving. Scale: circa 1:250,000 (bar). Ungraduated chart of the track of the Spanish Armada. The bar scale is in English miles. The chart contains the coats of arms of Queen Elizabeth and Lord Howard. The prevailing wind direction is indicated next to the compass rose. This is one of twelve sheets (title page, one overview chart and ten local charts) boxed with their original vellum binding. It has a sheet number, 7, in the lower right corner.
Date made 1590

Artist/Maker Adams, Robert
Ryther, Augustine
Place made London
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements Printed area 38 x 50.5 cm on sheet 43 x 55 cm.
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