ICHNOGRAPHY OF CHARLESTON, South Carolina


ICHNOGRAPHY OF CHARLESTON, South Carolina

Item Information

Title:
ICHNOGRAPHY OF CHARLESTON, South Carolina
Surveyor:
Petrie, E. (Edmund)
Former owner:
George, III, King of Great Britain, 1738-1820
Donor:
George, IV, King of Great Britain, 1762-1830
Contributor:
Blake, William Stadden, 1747?-1814
Contributor:
Tunno, Adam
Contributor:
Phoenix Fire-Company of London
Name on Item:
At the Request of Adam Tunno Esq. for the use of the PHOENIX FIRE-COMPANY OF LONDON, Taken from Actual Survey 2d August 1788 by Edmund Petrie.
Date:
1790
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
Charleston (S.C.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
Places:
South CarolinaCharleston (county)Charleston
Publisher:
[London] : Published 1.st Jan.y 1790 by E Petrie N.o 13 America Square
Notes:
Scale "400 Feet to one Inch" at lower centre.
Oriented with north to the right of the map.
With a numbered (1-77 and 78-99) and lettered (A-X) key at either side of the map identifying streets and buildings of note.
With the engraved emblem of the Phoenix Fire Company showing "PROTECTION" at centre left by "Blake Sc. Change Alley".
Believed to be the earliest fire insurance map published - Ristow.
A reduced version of the map was later published in Charleston (Wheat and Brun, Maps and charts published in America before 1800, 599).
Titled "Ichnography of Charleston from actual survey, 2d of August 1788, by Edmund Petrie; 1790" 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.
Extent:
1 map : copperplate engraving ; 49 x 69 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:4,800
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://explore.bl.uk/BLVU1:LSCOP-ALL:BLL01004818457
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