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Antique Chart of the North Sea by Capt. Greenville Collins

Antique Chart North Sea by Greenville Collins
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North Sea Chart, features The King's Channel entrance to the Thames, includes the coasts of Kent, Essex, Suffolk, Norfolk, Belgium (Flanders) and the Netherlands. Dated c. 1753.

Condition: Good bold imprint, later hand colouring on good quality heavy grade paper, trimmed to border.

Title: An antique chart of The North Sea.
Medium: Hand coloured engraving. Image Size: 450 x 565mm, 17.75 x 22.25 " approx.
Order No. 2516 Price: SOLD Paper Size: 450 x 565mm, 17.75 x 22.25 " approx.
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Capt. Greenville Collins
In 1676 Collins was commissioned by Charles II, and appointed by Samuel Pepys (who was then Secretary to the Admiralty), to chart the coasts of Great Britain and he produced his Great Britain's Coasting Pilot in 1693, this was the first original sea atlas to be produced by an Englishman.

Collins engaged the services of various engravers to cut the plates including Herman Moll, Harris, Moxon and Lamb, final publication was twelve years after the initial commission.

18th century Chart of the North Sea by Capt. Greenville Collins.

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