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Auction 108, Lot 256

"Part of the West Coast of the Island of Saint Lucia, This Island was taken by a Squadron of Ships: Commanded by The Honourable Captain Augustus Hervey", Jefferys, Thomas

Subject: St. Lucia

Period: 1773 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

15.5 x 24.5 inches
39.4 x 62.2 cm
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A scarce chart of St. Lucia's west coast showing strictly coastal information from Point Chimahin to Point la Brelotte. The British batteries at Careenage are denoted. The chart was drawn during the Anglo-French rivalry for the island during the eighteenth century. It is noted below the cartouche that the island was "taken by a Squadron of Ships commanded by the Honourable Captain Augustus Hervey."


Condition: A

Issued folded, now pressed with tiny fold separations repaired.

Estimate: $275 - $325


Closed on 9/29/2004