[Charles Town Harbour & adjacent Islands, Country, Rivers &c]


[Charles Town Harbour & adjacent Islands, Country, Rivers &c]

Item Information

Title:
[Charles Town Harbour & adjacent Islands, Country, Rivers &c]
Description:
The harbour of Charleston, South Carolina, produced by an anoymous cartographer during the period of the American Revolutionary War.
Former owner:
Frazer, Sir Augustus Simon, 1776-1835
Former owner:
Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies
Date:
[1781]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
Harbors--South Carolina--Charleston Harbor--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Fortification--South Carolina--Charleston Harbor--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Charleston Harbor (S.C.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
South CarolinaCharleston (county)Charleston Harbor (bay)
Publisher:
[Charleston?] : [producer not identified]
Notes (date):
9999
Notes:
Date from previous British Library cataloguing (comparison with Add Ms 57,715.19. with dated verso title) and depiction of Fort Arbuthnot suggests certainly between 1780 and 1782
Title from verso
Relief shown by shading
Shows roads
Shows Fort Johnson with a dotted line only (indicating it was unused at the time of the map's production?).
Copy at Add Ms 27,715.18. Manuscript "18" added in pencil at upper right. Manuscript annotation in black ink at upper right, "Presented by Colonel Sir Augustus Frazer K.C.B. R.A.". Manuscript "64" added in pencil at lower centre. Laid on archival tissue. Green circular label to verso showing "12". Blue label to verso showing "A 30/35", and annotation repeated in pencil. White label to verso showing "DRAWER 30 SECTION 1". Titles to verso in ink and scale repeated. Paper watermark shows a fleur de lys within a shield. Countermark showns "J. WHATMAN".
Extent:
1 map : manuscript pen and ink with watercolour ; 56 x 76 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:31,680
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://searcharchives.bl.uk/IAMS_VU2:IAMS040-001999748
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