[Coast of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida from Charleston to St. Augustine]

[Coast of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida from Charleston to St. Augustine]
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Item Information

[Coast of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida from Charleston to St. Augustine]
Former owner:
George, III, King of Great Britain, 1738-1820
George, IV, King of Great Britain, 1762-1830
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Coasts--Southern States--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
South Carolina--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Georgia--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Florida--Maps, manuscript--Early works to 1800
South Carolina
1 map : manuscript and pen and ink with watercolour ; 40 x 31 cm
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Scale approximately 1:1,090,000
Catalog Record:
About 1770 date from British Museum manuscript maps catalogue.
Shows roads.
Shows "Fort Argyle", "Fort Diego" and "Frederica".
Shows graticule lines.
With a decorative compass rose in "THE ATLANTICK OCCEAN".
A manuscript note in an unidentified hand in the British Museum manuscript maps catalogue (Maps C.21 bb.3) suggests De Brahm as cartographer - this would in turn indicate a date of production earlier than about 1770.
Compare Maps K.Top.122.65.
Titled "A drawn Map of the Coast of South Carolina and Georgia, from Charlestown to St. Augustine" in the Catalogue of Maps, Prints, Drawings, etc., forming the geographical and topographical collection attached to the Library of his late Majesty King George the third, etc., London, 1829.
Titled "A colored map of the coast of South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida, from Charlestown southward to St. Augustine; drawn about 1770: 1 f. 3 1/2 in. x 1 f." in the Catalogue of the manuscript maps, charts, and plans, and of the topographical drawings in the British Museum.