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Antique Print-CHANNEL-LA MANCHE-ENGLAND-FRANCE-Norie-Stephenson-1833
1833 - Antique print, titled: 'To [ ] Master Warders and Elder Brethren [ ] this Chart of the English Channel. [ ].' - Highly detailed sea chart of the English Channel / La Manche. This shows the coasts of France, Belgium, the Netherlands, as well as south England and the southern edge of Ireland. Map shows depth soundings, current directions, locations of deep and shallow areas, coastal town and rhumb lines. With a few inset maps of specific areas along the English coast (including Isle of Wight, Plymouth and Dartmouth). Source unknown, to be determined. These type of charts are scarse as they were actually used at sea for navigation. Engraving on hand laid paper. Made by 'Stephenson' after 'John William Norie'. John William Norie (1772-1843) was a British ydrographer, chart maker and mathematician. Fair, given age. In poor condition, sold with all faults. Laid down on newspaper. Tears, soiling and creasing. Top and lower margins with several small tears and creases. A few dark (oil?) stains. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. The overall size is ca. 193.5 x 80 cm. The image size is ca. 189.8 x 80 cm. The overall size is ca. 76.2 x 31.5 inch. The image size is ca. 74.7 x 31.5 inch. Storage location: Overasselt-414
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