Auction 101, Lot 228

"Pedro Bank (and Adjacent Coast of Jamaica)", British Admiralty

Subject: Greater Antilles

Period: 1882 (dated)


Color: Black & White

25.5 x 18.5 inches
64.8 x 47 cm

A remarkably detailed chart from surveys by Lt. Carpenter of H.M.S. Sparrowhawk in 1880. Locates shoals, rocks, cays, bottom, soundings, etc. Includes the south central portion of Jamaica around Portland Point. Four insets detail Portland Rock, Banner Reef, Middle and Southwest Cays, and Northeast Cay. Three roses show magnetic variation.


Condition: A

Good impression on thick paper. A few spots not detracting from image.

Estimate: $70 - $90

Sold for: $50

Closed on 12/4/2002