Jefferys, Thomas

1761

Plan of the Isle of Aix

Plan of the Isle of Aix. Taken by the British Fleet under the Command of Sir Edward Hawke September 23, 1757.

DESCRIPTION: Plan of the island of Aix, France, off the mouth of the Charente river on the west coast of France. Depicts the village, vineyards, and fort, gun batteries, and a shipwreck at the northern end of the island. The plan shows the island as it existed after it was captured by the British in 1757 during the Seven Year's War.

This plate is one of 80 maps included in Jeffery's "A Description of the Maritime Parts of France…" first published in 1761.

CREATOR: Jefferys, Thomas

PUBLICATION DATE: 1761

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: France

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CONDITION: Fair.  On watermarked, chain laid paper with traces of glue at edges on the verso. Trimmed to the neatline, otherwise no issues. One vertical fold.

COLORING: None

ENGRAVER: Jefferys

SIZE: 12 " x 8 "

ITEM PHYSICAL LOCATION: 4

PRICE: $185


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