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18th Century Chart of Gibraltar

antique chart of Gibraltar18th century Chart of Gibraltar
Gibraltar Chart by John Cary
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A Chart of the STRAITS of GIBRALTAR with the adjacent Ocean & Coats of SPAIN AND PORTUGAL. Engraved by John Cary circa 1781.
Depicts the entrance to the Mediterranean Sea with an inset detail of the Bay of Gibraltar.

Condition: Good paper and imprint, good margins.

Title: An antique chart of Gibraltar
Medium: Copperplate engraving. Image Size: 175 x 225mm, 7 x 9 " approx.
Order No. 2180 Price: SOLD Paper Size: 205 x 275mm, 8 x 10.75 " approx.
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John Cary (d.1835)
Regarded as one of the finest Engish cartographers, well known for his county maps, he also produced world atlases, road maps, sea charts, town and canal plans. He became Surveyor of the Roads to the General Post Office, commissioned to survey the roads of England in 1794.

Originally from Wiltshire, the son of a maltster , he was born in February 1755, the second son of George and Mary Cary. He had three brothers, Francis (1756-1836) also an engraver, William (1759-1825) a map publisher and globe maker with whom he collaborated, and George the elder (d.1830) who was a partner at 86 St. James Street, London (1820). His two sons, George the younger (d.1859) and John, joined the firm in 1820. The business passed to G. F. Crutchley c. 1844 and later to Gall and Inglis.

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