"Anegada, with Its Reefs", Schomburgk, Robert Hermann (Sir)
Period: 1832 (dated)
Publication: Journal of the Royal Geographical Society
Color: Black & White
9.3 x 7.4 inches
23.6 x 18.8 cm
This early chart of the island of Anegada by the German-born naturalist and explorer Sir R.H. Schomburgk captures the waters around the island in great detail, with various shoals, bays, channels, and other marine features identified in the Caribbean. Inland, notations indicate Settlements,, Highest land and Heaps of Conch Shells, among other interesting markers. An inset in the bottom left corner zooms out to show Anegada with a majority of the Virgin Islands. Engraved by J. & C. Walker.
Issued folding with light offsetting and a few small spots. There is a small chip in the top right blank margin.