Knight, John

1799

Antique nautical chart of the coast of Hampshire, England from Portsmouth to Southampton Water

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Chart of the Coast of Hampshire from Portsmouth to Southampton Water with Part of the Isle of Wight from Culver Cliffs to West Cowes including the roads of Spithead, St. Helens, Stokes Bay etc. Surveyed and Sounded by Captain John Knight R.N.

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Antique folding sea chart of the Coast of Hampshire, England from Portsmouth to Southampton. With the northwest portion of the Isle of Wight and Portsmouth Harbor. Coverage includes the noted features of Calshot Castle, Gosport, Fareham, Porchester Castle, Hilsea Barracks, Langston Harbor, Portsea Island, Spithead, South Sea Castle, Cumberland Fort. Fort Monckton, Culver Cliffs, and Stokes Bay. Numerous sand banks are identifed including Dean Sand, Horse Sand, Spit Bank, Bembridge Ledge, Mother Bank, and Bramble. With numerous soundings, buoys, anchorages and bearing lines.

Based on the surveys of Captain John Knight, R.N. (1747 - 1831) and published by William Faden from London in 1799. In 1815, after ten years commanding the garrison on Gibraltar, Captain Knight retired a full admiral to Woodend House in Soberton, Hampshire about 10 miles north of the area covered by this chart.

Dissected into nine segments and laid to linen with light blue satin selvage. London. Published by W Faden Geographer to His Majesty and to H.R.H. the Prince of Wales. Charing Cross, January 1, 1799.

CREATOR: Knight, John

PUBLICATION DATE: 1799

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: England

BODY OF WATER: English Channel

CONDITION: Very good.  Clean with minor offsetting at the folds. Laid to linen when issued. No holes or tears.

COLORING: None

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SIZE: 20 " x 24 "

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PRICE: $


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