1774 Capt. Greenvile Collins - The River Humber

Marvelous 18th century Humber estuary chart with town-plan of Hull

Title:

The River Humber - Is most humbly dedicated and presented to the Worshipll. Corporation of Trinity House at Kingston upon Hull by Capt. Greenvile Collins, Hydrogr. to the King

Map maker:

Capt. Greenvile Collins, Grimsby & Barton

Place and Year:

Hull, c. 1777

Dimensions:

64 x 52 cm (25.2 x 20.5 in)

Technique:

Copperplate engraving

Coloring:

Hand color

Condition Rating:

VG+

200.00
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DETAILS

Lovely chart depicting the Humber River estuary and the adjacent coasts of Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, with a town-plan of Kingston-upon-Hull on the Hull River, including fortifications. Sandbanks and water depths are indicated.

The map features a large decorative cartouche and a compass rose.

CONDITION NOTES

Excellent heavy paper.

IDENTIFIER

NL-00411

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