Auction 104, Lot 363

"…This Chart of the English Channel", Laurie, Richard Holmes

Subject: English Channel

Period: 1830 (dated)


Color: Black & White

74 x 38 inches
188 x 96.5 cm

Scarce, blue-backed, sea chart of the English Channel prepared for "The Master Wardens, and Assistants, of the Corporation of Trinity House of Deptford Strond." It covers the whole channel in great detail and includes numerous inset of harbors, coastlines and islands. Also includes coastal profiles and vignettes of lighthouses. Locates lighthouses (colored red and yellow), anchorages, and navigational hazards.


Condition: C

A well used but still presentable sea chart. Light foxing with some minor cracking and damp stains.

Estimate: $550 - $650


Closed on 9/10/2003