British Admiralty Hydrographical Office

1874

Antique linen-backed chart of the English Channel and Bristol Channel

English Channel Sheet 2

DESCRIPTION: Old antique nautical chart of the English Channel first published by the British Admiralty on July 1, 1859. This edition bears cummulative corrections to 1874. Coverage extends from Finisterre, France and Ushant ( "Ile de Ouessant" ) past the English county of Cornwall, past Wales, to the southeast coast of Ireland including Wexford and Waterford. Key features include Brest, France, the island of Guernsey, Cornwall, The Scilly Isles, the Bristol Channel, Saint George's Channel, and Cardigan Bay.

Original seller's attribution to J.D. Potter is pasted over with an addendum: "Sold by J. Wyld, Geographer to Her Majesty. 457 Strand." With the oval logo of the Hydrographical Service. Chart # 2675b.

CREATOR: British Admiralty Hydrographical Office

PUBLICATION DATE: 1874

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: England

BODY OF WATER: English Channel

CONDITION: Very good.  Clean and very bright. Laid to white linen with blue paper edging. An excellent example.

COLORING: None except numerous aids-to-navigation are identified with red dots and yellow highlights.

ENGRAVER: 

SIZE: 24 " x 38 "

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PRICE: $350


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