Collins, Greenvile
1750

Rye

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Rye

DESCRIPTION: This item is sold but please see this very similar harbor chart of Rye by Robert Sayer.

Chart depicts the coast of Kent and towns of Rye and Socket England along with the Rye Camber and part of the Romney Marshes. This chart by Greenville Collins was published between 1750 and 1790 and shows the navigational channel to Rye marked by beacons as well as numerous soundings at high and low water.

Dedicatory cartouche in upper right with putti contains the dedication: "To the Honorable Robert Austen, Esq One of the Lords Commissioners for Executing the Office of Lord High Admirall of England This Map is most Humbly dedicated and Presented by Captain Greenville Collins." With a decorative square-rigged warship and a colorful compass rose. Number 8.

CREATOR: Collins, Greenvile

PUBLICATION DATE: 1750

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: United Kingdom

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CONDITION: Very Good.  On very heavy and strong laid paper. No tears or holes. Ample margins.

COLORING: Contemporary hand color.

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SIZE: 11 " x 17 "

ITEM PHYSICAL LOCATION: 0

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