A new and correct chart of the coast of East Florida, and part of West Florida and Gulf of Mexico, Gulf of Florida or Cannel of Bahama, Bahama Islands or Lucayos, Bahama Banks and Martyrs, with the soundings, roks, banks, currents, shoals & nautical remarks, composed from a great number of new actual surveys and other original materials, regulated and corrected by astronomical observations, 1784
Scope and Contents
This collection contains approximately 300 rare printed maps, unique manuscript maps, and published texts collected by Richard H. Brown, which pertain to the American Revolutionary War era.
- Keulen, Gerard van (1678-1726) (Creator, Person)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research during scheduled appointments. Researchers must complete the Washington Library’s Special Collections and Archives Registration Form before access is provided. The library reserves the right to restrict access to certain items for preservation purposes.
1 Sheets : 1 chart ; 58 x 111 cm
Language of Materials
Client reference #166; WAG #289346
Richard Arkway, 13 July 1999.
Scale [ca. 1:1,080,000]. Prime meridians: Paris, Tenerife, and Greenwich. Relief shown by hachures. Depth shown by soundings. Inset: A plan of St. Augustine. "These charts are followed, according tho them executed by order of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty in England." Chart in English. Scale bar in Dutch.
Some light wear.
Amsterdam : G. H. van Keulen, 1784
- Coasts -- Florida Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Florida Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Nautical charts Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
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