"A Plan of Port Royal Harbour in Carolina With the Proposed Forts, Depth of Water &c. Latitude 32° - 6' North", Moll, Herman
Subject: Colonial South Carolina
Period: 1735 (circa)
Publication: Atlas Minor
Color: Hand Color
10.5 x 7.8 inches
26.7 x 19.8 cm
Map of the harbor with numerous soundings and anchorages shown. Depicts the proposed fort on St. Helena Island, Hilton Head, and Bauford Town on Port Royal Island. A note below the title explains that the harbor is safe and provides access to "ye best Country in Carolina." Simple title block, rhumb lines and two compass roses.
References: Karpinski (b) No.31; Phillips (b) No.574-48; Cumming #200.
Lovely, dark impression on hand laid paper with original margins and fine hand coloring. A couple of very light printers ink smudges, still very good.