"A Draught of the Harbours of Port Royal and Kingston", Kitchin, Thomas
Subject: Kingston, Jamaica
Period: 1774 (dated)
Publication: The History of Jamaica
Color: Hand Color
17.2 x 12.5 inches
43.7 x 31.8 cm
A highly detailed, copper engraved map shows the topography, plantations, roads, towns, and military fortifications surrounding Kingston. In the harbor, reefs, moorings and soundings are shown. A simple compass rose and scale of miles are also featured.
References: Kapp (MCC-42) #100.
Issued folding, now pressed, with a "Herbert & Durnford" watermark and very light offsetting and foxing. There are archival repairs to a couple of tiny holes at fold intersections and to a short tear that just passes neatline at top. Remargined at left to accommodate framing.