Auction 179, Lot 493

"Afteekening van de Noord Oost hoek van Schotland Vertoonende the Firth of Murray...", Keulen, Gerard Hulst van

Subject: Northern Scotland

Period: 1681 (circa)

Publication: De Nieuwe Groote Lichtende Zee-Fakkel

Color: Black & White

Size:
23.3 x 20.3 inches
59.2 x 51.6 cm

This handsome sea chart of northern Scotland extends from Forres west to Inverness and northeast to Wick. It features good coastal detail including rivers, towns, soundings, shoals and anchorages. North is oriented to the right and is marked by two compass roses with fleurs-de-lis. Includes an inset of Wick at lower left. Adorned by a decorative wreath-style title cartouche.

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) M.KEU-2l #44.

Condition: B+

A dark impression with light toning, dampstains in the left and right side margins, and a small spot at top. Remnants of hinge tape on verso.

Estimate: $400 - $475

Sold for: $250

Closed on 9/16/2020

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