Charts and maps, Grenville collection

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The north west branch of the Red Sea

Charts and maps

Object connections:

Collection Charts and maps, Grenville collection
Gallery locationNot on display

Object details:

Object ID GREN1D/3(1)
Description Scale: 1,500,000 (bar) Single sheet. Engr. Medium: Segmented and backed. Scale: 1:500 000 (bar). Cartographic Note: Scale in nautical leagues and three types of Arabic mile. Contents Note: Contains inset plans of the harbours of Suez and Tor and five views. There are notes on the prevailing winds. The chart also shows the tracks of the Swallow, commanded by Captain Panton, in 1777 and the Expedition commanded by Lieutenant Ashmead Pruen in 1778.
Date made 1785

Artist/Maker Delarochette, Louis Stanislas D'Arcy
Faden, William
Place made London
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Caird Collection
Measurements Overall sheet dimensions: 70 cm x 51.5 cm
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