Charts and maps, Henry Newton Stevens Atlantic Neptune collection

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The harbour of Charles Town in South Carolina from the surveys of Sr. Jas. Wallace Captn. in His Majesty's Navy & others. With a view of the town from the south shore of Ashley River.

Charts and maps

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Collection Charts and maps, Henry Newton Stevens Atlantic Neptune collection
Gallery locationNot on display

Object details:

Object ID HNS162A
Description Single sheet. Engraved. Scale: ca. 1:47 000 (bar). Cartographic Note: Variation shown 3 degrees 48' E. Graduated. Bar scales in statute and nautical miles. Additional Places: Charleston. Contents Note: Shows roads, buildings, boundaries and cultivation, Contains an inset view. Imprint Nov 1st 1777. Hachured relief, wetlands marked, shoals stippled. In the view the land is low and distant, with cows and two figures in the foreground. Printed on Bates paper. Land tinted brown, Charles Town red, view watercolour. Page number '22' on a paper rectangle pasted top right.
Date made 1777

Artist/Maker Des Barres, Joseph Frederick Wallet
Des Barres, Joseph Frederick Wallet
Place made London
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Caird Collection
Measurements Plate impression 84.5 x 62.5cm.
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