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Falkland Islands - French Guiana - Gibraltar - Great Britain - Grenada - Guadeloupe - Guam - Guatemala - Guyana


FALKLAND ISLANDS (U.K.)


Plano del Puerto de Egmont en la Isla Falklan...
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416. Plano del Puerto de Egmont en la Isla Falklan (llamada avi de los Ingleses) qe. esta en la costa del norte de la Gran Malvina al S 1/4 E de las Yslas Salbages, distancia de 13 a 15 legs., situado en la latd. austral de 51 gs. 22 ms. y en la longd. de 59 gs. segun la occidental de Londres / lebantado a la vista por los pilotos de la Arma. en 18 de febo. de 1770 y deligneado en agosto delmo. por Juo. Patricio García Ayuante de piloto de la dicha Armada. Patricio Garcia, Ju[li]o. 1770. Colored pen-and-ink ms., 29 x 39 cm. Scale ca. 1:92,000. (Maggs purchase map collection; 133). 90-683622.

This map of the English settlement of Port Egmont in the Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) includes coastline, coastal features, Spanish and English vessels anchored in harbor, soundings, a battery, a settlement, an (English) watch tower, and pictorial representation of relief; map also includes a keyed legend and note. Map is oriented with south at top. This map is part of the G&M Division's collection from the Real Escuela de Navegación, Cadiz, Spain purchased from Maggs Brothers, London.

G9177.P6 1770 .G3 Vault

Falkland Islands (U.K.)


Plano del Puerto Egmon situado en la costa dl. norte d. la Gran Malvina...
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417. Plano del Puerto Egmon situado en la costa dl. norte d. la Gran Malvina pr. la latitud sur d. 51 grados 24 minutos y en la longitud d. 317 grados 17 minutos, merido. d. Thenerife y segun la occidental d. Londres por la d. 59 gs. / [signed] Villena [indecipherable]. [17--]. Colored pen-and-ink ms., 31 x 43 cm. Scale ca. 1:128,000. (Maggs purchase map collection; 135). 90-683624.

This map of the English settlement of Port Egmont in the Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) includes coastline, coastal features, soundings, characteristics of the water bottom, pictorial representation of relief, a battery, an (English) watch tower, and a settlement (Port Egmont); also includes a keyed legend and note. In style, clear, precise, and delicate. Map is oriented with south at top. This map is part of the G&M Division's collection from the Real Escuela de Navegación, Cadiz, Spain purchased from Maggs Brothers, London.

G9177.P6 17-- .P5 Vault

Falkland Islands (U.K.)


Plano del Puerto Egmon situado en la costa del norte de la Gran Malvina...
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418. Plano del Puerto Egmon situado en la costa del norte de la Gran Malvina por la latitud sur de 57 grados 24 minutos y en la Longitud de 317 grados 17 minutos, meridiano de Thenerife y segun la occidental de Londres por la de 59 grados / hecho pr. Romualdo Chornet, pilotin del Numo. de la Armada vaxo la correcsion del Sor. Dn. Manuel de Villena, mtro. delineador de la escuela de navegación. Chornet, Romualdo. [17--]. Wash, pen-and-ink ms., 32 x 44 cm. Scale ca. 1:127,000. (Maggs purchase map collection; 134). 90-683623.

This map of the English settlement of Port Egmont (Islas Malvinas) includes coastline, coastal features, soundings, characteristics of the water bottom, pictorial representation of relief, a battery, and a settlement; also includes a keyed legend and a note. Map is oriented with south at top. This map belongs to the G&M Division's collection from the Real Escuela de Navegación, Cadiz, Spain purchased from Maggs Brothers, London.

G9177.P6 17-- .C5 Vault

Falkland Islands (U.K.)


Plano de las Yslas Malvinas...
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419. Plano de las Yslas Malvinas, situado en latitud S. 51° 2800 [?] y en 319° 30" [?] lamas leste segun el meridiano de Tenerife, arreglado a los ultimos reconocimientos edios en ellas por mar y tierra, de orden de su Gobernador D. Felipe Ruiz Puente. [1792?]. Colored pen-and-ink ms., 44 x 63 cm. Scale ca. 1:575,000. (Maggs purchase map collection; 131). 90-682995.

This map of the Falkland Islands includes coastlines, coastal features, and a shoal; also includes a keyed legend. This map is part of the G&M Division's collection from the Real Escuela de Navegación, Cadiz, Spain purchased from Maggs Brothers, London.

G9175 1792 .P5 Vault

Falkland Islands (U.K.)



Plano de las Yslas Malvinas
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420. Plano de las Yslas Malvinas, situado en la latitud sur de 51 grados 28 minutos y en 319 grados 30 minutos lamas leste segun el mro. de Thenerife, arreglado a los ultimos reconosimientos echos en ellas por mar y tierra, de orden de su Gobernador Dn. Felipe Ruis Puente. [17--]. Colored pen-and-ink ms., 38 x 55 cm. Scale ca. 1:500,000. (Maggs purchase map collection; 132). 90-682996.

This map of the Falkland Islands includes coastlines, coastal features, and two settlements, "Puerto de la Soledad" and "Poblazion delos Ingleses". Map also includes a keyed legend. In style, clear and precise. The map was prepared during the initial attempts at settlement of the islands. From the 1760's, the English, Spanish, and French made efforts to colonize these South Atlantic islands off the coast of South America. For many years, these islands had been frequented by fishing vessels attracted by the seal and whale populations found in abundance. In 1767, Spain placed the islands under the control of the Captain General at Buenos Aires. While Spain recognized English claims to the islands in 1771, a year after they had expelled the English, the English voluntarily left the islands in 1774. This map is part of the G&M Division's collection from the Real Escuela de Navegación, Cadiz, Spain purchased from Maggs Brothers, London.

G9175 17-- .P5 Vault

Falkland Islands (U.K.)


FRENCH GUIANA


Plan des environs de l'ancienne et nouvelle ville de Cayenne...
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421. Plan des environs de l'ancienne et nouvelle ville de Cayenne pour servir au memoire relatif a l'ancienne commune de la ville a celle qu'on propose dy substituer / a Cayenne le 26 juin 1789, Prevost. Colored pen-and-ink ms., 61 1/2 x 95 cm. Scale ca. 1 inch to 110 pas.

This French map of the vicinity of Cayenne includes a grid of Cayenne, a grid of the proposed "new" town of Cayenne, various concessions, a large and elaborate plantation "Habitation du Roi", other land holdings, drainage canals, drained lands, lakes, streams, roads, coastline, and coastal features. Also includes a keyed legend.

G5274.C3 1789 .P Vault

French Guiana/Cayenne, French Guiana


GIBRALTAR (U.K.)


422. Plan of the Bay, Rock and Town of Gibraltar [Spain]. Perchke, Joseph. 1776. Colored pen-and-ink ms., 51 x 72 cm. Scale not given. (Hauslab-Liechtenstein; Folio #57 B/101-4).

This well-executed British map includes roads, settlements, streams, fortifications, and topographical features. Map also makes reference to Spanish siege of Gibraltar of 1776.

Hauslab-Liechtenstein Collection, Folio #57 B/101-4, Vault

Spain/Gibraltar (U.K.)


GREAT BRITAIN


423. Plano de la Canal y Puerto de Bristol en Inglaterra....[Great Britain]. [mid-18th century]. Colored pen-and-ink ms., 33 x 47 1/2 cm. Scale ca. 1:364,000.

This Spanish map of Bristol Channel, the mouth of the Severn River, and adjacent portions of England and Wales includes coastline, coastal features, soundings, anchorages, navigational hazards, towns, and cities. In the eighteenth century, Bristol was an important slaver port. Map includes a keyed legend for towns and cities. In style and presentation, map resembles those prepared at or under the direction of the Real Escuela de Navegación, Cadiz, Spain.

G5754.B8 175- .P Vault

Great Britain/England--Coast/Wales--Coast/Bristol, England


Plano del Puerto de Porland en la latitud de 50 grados 42 minutos norte
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424. Plano del Puerto de Porland en la latitud de 50 grados 42 minutos norte. [17--]. Wash, pen-and ink ms., 43 x 55 cm. Scale ca. 1:47,000. (Maggs purchase map collection; 188). 90-683804.

This Spanish map of the vicinity of Portland Harbor and Weymouth Bay along the coast of the English Channel includes coastline, coastal features, soundings, anchorages, navigational hazards, navigational sight lines, settlements, and a pictorial representation of the town of Weymouth. Map is oriented with west at top. This map is part of the G&M Division's collection from the Real Escuela de Navegación, Cadiz, Spain purchased from Maggs Brothers, London.

G5752.W483 17-- .P5 Vault

Great Britain/England--Coast/Portland Harbor, England


GRENADA


Carta esférica de la Ysla de la Granada
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425. Carta esférica de la Ysla de la Granada / corregida por los Bergantines de S.M. Desubridor y Vigilante, año de 1793. Primera División. 1793. Pen-and-ink ms., 58 x 94 cm. Scale ca. 1:97,500. (Maggs purchase map collection; 227). 90-683958.

This map depicting Grenada provides coastline, coastal features, soundings, navigational hazards, settlements, and characteristics of the water bottom; map also includes brief notes. Map was prepared by cartographers aboard the Spanish bergantines Descubridor and Vigilante in 1793. This map is part of the G&M Division's collection from the Real Escuela de Navegación, Cadiz, Spain acquired from Maggs Brothers, London.

G5130 1793 .C3 Vault

Grenada, West Indies


426. L'Armée françoise Combattant L'Armée Angloise à bord opposé Troisieme Position [Grenada]. [Ozanne, Pierre. [1779]. Colored pen-and-ink ms., 25 x 41 1/2 cm. Scale not given. (Ozanne; 10).

This detailed French panoramic view depicts the third battle position of French and British warships at Moliniére Point. View also includes a keyed legend. In style, sensitively rendered. View is part of a series of watercolors depicting battle scenes between the French and the British related to the U.S. Revolutionary War.

Ozanne Coll. 10 Vault

Grenada, West Indies


427. L'Armée francoise faisant signal aux v[aisse]aux sous le vent de virer....Quatrieme Position [Grenada]. [Ozanne, Pierre. [1779]. Colored pen-and-ink ms., 25 1/2 x 41 1/2/ cm. Scale not given. (Ozanne; 12).

This detailed, sensitively rendered French panoramic view depicts the fourth stage of a sea battle between French and British forces off Molinière Point. View includes a keyed legend. View is part of a series of watercolors depicting battle scenes between the French and the British related to the U.S. Revolutionary War.

Ozanne Coll. 12 Vault

Grenada, West Indies


428. L'armée françoise, Mouillée auprès de l'ance Molenier dans L'isle de la Grenade le 6 Juillet 1779 Premiere Position [Grenada]. [Ozanne, Pierre.] 1779. Colored pen-and-ink ms., 25 1/2 x 41 1/2 cm. Scale not given. (Ozanne; 8).

This detailed panoramic view depicts the first position of French warships, anchored before Molinière Point, as they discover British reconnaissance ships at 3 a.m. at the outset of battle. View includes a keyed legend. This view is part of a series of watercolors depicting battle scenes between French and British forces related to the U.S. Revolutionary War.

Ozanne Coll. 8 Vault

Grenada, West Indies


429. L'armée françoise Mouillée auprès de L'Ance Molenier dans l'isle de la Grenade En faisant le debarquement des Troupes le 2 Juillet 1779 [Grenada]. [Ozanne, Pierre] 1779. Colored pen-and-ink ms., 25 x 41 1/2 cm. Scale not given. (Ozanne; 15).

This detailed French panoramic view depicts the landing of French troops at Molinière Point. View includes keyed legend. View is part of a series of watercolors depicting battle scenes between the French and the British related to the U.S. Revolutionary War.

Ozanne Coll. 15 Vault

Grenada, West Indies


La Granada
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430. La Granada; Fuerte de San Pedro y su rada en la Ysla de Martinica. [17--]. 2 maps on 1 sheet. Pen-and-ink ms., each 25 x 33 cm. and 20 x 33 cm., on sheet 49 x 39 cm. Scale ca. 1:81,000; ca. 1:54,000. (Maggs purchase map collection; 210). 90-683865.

These maps of the southwestern portion of Grenada and of Saint-Pierre and vicinity in Martinique provide limited information but do include coastline, coastal features, soundings, navigational hazards, and pictorial representation of settlements. Map of Saint-Pierre is oriented with northeast at top. These maps are part of the G&M Division's collection from the Real Escuela de Navegación, Cadiz, Spain purchased from Maggs Brothers, London.

G5130 17-- .G7 Vault

Grenada, West Indies/Martinique, West Indies


Plan de l'attaque et de la prise de l'isle de la Grenade le 3 juillet 1779
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431. Plan de l'attaque et de la prise de l'isle de la Grenade le 3 juillet 1779. Ozanne, Pierre. 1779. Colored pen-and-ink ms., 25 x 42 cm. Scale ca. 1:30,000. (Ozanne; 21). 75-695818.

The islands of Grenada, Dominica, St. Vincent, the Grenadines, and Tobago were ceded by France to Britain following the close of the Seven Years' War (1756-1763). France temporarily recaptured these islands in the late 1770's during the period of the U.S. Revolutionary War, a conflict which had hemispheric implications. The Caribbean was one of the theaters of the war as was Central America. This elegant, well-executed French military map of the vicinity of St. George's and harbor depicts the July, 1779 attack on British held Grenada. Map includes coastline, coastal features, anchorages, a grid of St. George's, other settlements, British batteries and fortifications, roads, and pictorial representation of vegetation, cultivated fields, and relief. Map also shows the size and position of the French fleet off Molinière's Point, the site of the French landing, and the route taken by French troops to various strategic sites (plantations) near and behind the town of St. George's. Map is closely related to a group of views depicting British and French ships preparing for the battle in the Geography and Map Division's Ozanne Collection described individually in this catalog. Map complements the "Vue du fort Et Ville de S[ain]t George dans l'isle de la Grenade..." under call number Ozanne Coll. 16 Vault. Map is part of a series of watercolors and maps by the same artist/cartographer depicting battle scenes in the eastern Caribbean between the French and British related to the U.S. Revolutionary War.

G5131.S3 1779 .09 Oz 21

Grenada, West Indies


432. Plan Of The Town And Fort Of Grenada. [176-?]. Colored pen-and-ink ms., 33 x 24 cm. Scale ca. 1:3,600. 74-692189.

Inset map: "The Isle Of Grenada".

This British plan of St. George's and harbor includes coastline, coastal features, soundings, anchorages, navigational hazards, a fortification, a grid of St. George's, a location of an abandoned town, roads, and hachured relief.

G5134.S3 176- .P6 Vault

Grenada, West Indies/St. George's, Grenada


Plano de la Granada
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433. Plano de la Granada. [17--]. Wash, pen-and-ink ms., 25 x 33 cm. Scale ca. 1:88,500. (Maggs purchase map collection; 225). 90-683960.

This map of St. George's and vicinity includes coastline, coastal features, navigational hazards, soundings, and fortification and the settlement of St. George's; map is similar to Maggs 226. This map belongs to the G&M Division's collection from the Real Escuela de Navegación, Cadiz, Spain purchased from Maggs Brothers, London.

G5134.S3A1 17-- .P5 Vault

Grenada, West Indies/St. George's, Grenada



Plano de la Granada
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434. Plano de la Granada. [17--]. Colored pen-and-ink ms., 33 x 24 cm. Scale ca. 1:81,500. (Maggs purchase map collection; 226). 90-683961.

This map of the west coast of Grenada in the vicinity of St. George's includes coastline, coastal features, soundings, navigational hazards, and pictorial representation of St. George's. Map is oriented with east at top. This map is part of the G&M Division's collection from the Real Escuela de Navegación, Cadiz, Spain acquired from Maggs Brothers, London.

G5134.S3A1 17-- .P51 Vault

Grenada, West Indies


Plano geométrico de la rada y carenero de San Jorge en la costa occidl. de la ysla de la Granada
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435. Plano geométrico de la rada y carenero de San Jorge en la costa occidl. de la ysla de la Granada / construido por los Bergantines, Descubridor y Vigilante, año de 1793. Primera División. 1793. Pencil, pen-and-ink ms., 72 x 50 cm. Scale ca. 1:11,600. (Maggs purchase map collection; 228). 90-683959.

This map of St. George's and vicinity includes coastline, coastal features, extensive soundings, an anchorage, navigational hazards, characteristics of the water bottom, fortifications, a grid of St. George's, and pictorial representation of relief (in pencil); map was prepared by cartographers aboard the Spanish bergantines Descubridor and Vigilante in 1793. This map belongs to the G&M Division's collection from the Real Escuela de Navegación, Cadiz, Spain acquired from Maggs Brothers, London.

G5134.S3 1793 .P5 Vault

Grenada, West Indies/St. George's, Grenada


436. Vue du fort Et Ville de S[ain]t George dans l'isle de la Grenade et du Morne de l'hopital emporté d'assaut par les troupes francoises aux ordres du vice-amiral d'Estaing. le 4 juillet 1779 [Grenada]. [Ozanne, Pierre]. 1779. Colored pen-and-ink ms., 24 1/2 x 41 1/2 cm. Scale not given. (Ozanne; 16).

This detailed French panoramic view depicts the successful French attack on the British position at St. George's and vicinity. View includes keyed legend. View is part of a series of watercolors depicting battle scenes between the French and the British related to the U.S. Revolutionary War.

Ozanne Coll. 16 Vault

Grenada, West Indies/St. George's, Grenada


GUADELOUPE


437. Carte Générale des Isles Guadeloupe et Grande Terre, ou Sont Désignées tous les Postes Supérieur et ceux Susceptible detre Fortifié,... Capt. Mallet. 1796. 1 map on 2 sheets (incomplete). Colored pen-and-ink ms., on 2 sheets, upper sheet 96 1/2 x 147 cm., lower sheet 91 1/2 x 145 cm.

This detailed, well-executed, and incomplete French military map of portions of Basse-Terre and Grande-Terre Islands of Guadeloupe includes coastline, coastal features, anchorages, navigational hazards, existing fortifications and sites proposed as fortifications, roads, streams and other bodies of water, settlements and towns, individual land holdings, names of selected landholders, and pictorial representation of relief and vegetation. Map includes an extensive keyed legend to fortifications and proposed sites for fortification with notes. In 1793, British occupiers of Guadeloupe were forced to leave the islands by a superior force of pro-Revolution French under the leadership of Victor Hugues, a radical French commissioner. He freed the slaves in the name of the French Revolution and dealt with the white planters in a vindictive manner. With this turn of events, French planters on the islands probably considered asking the British to return. This map, perhaps related to that proposal, evidently served as a presentation piece to the British. It is dedicated "A son Excellance Sir Ralph Abercromby Chevalier de L'ordre du Bain, Lieutenant General et Commandant En chef les Troupes de Sa Mayesté Britanique aux Indes Occidental &c".

G5070 1796 .M Vault

Guadeloupe, West Indies


438. A Plan of the Harbour at Point à Pitre on the Island of Guadeloupe. [176-?]. Wash, pen-and-ink ms., 55 x 72 cm. Scale ca. 1:17,800. (Howe; 54). 73-691525.

This British map of Pointe-à-Pitre harbor includes coastline, coastal features, soundings, navigational hazards, streams, a fortification, and pictorial representation of selected relief. A note by the fort indicates that Fort George was previously the French Fort Louis. Map is oriented with northeast at top.

G5074.P6P55 176- .P6 Vault : Howe 54

Guadeloupe, West Indies


439. A Plan of the Harbour at Pointe à Pitre on the Island of Guadeloupe. [178-?]. Wash, pen-and-ink ms., 55 x 71 cm. Scale ca. 1:17,800.

This English map of the vicinity of Pointe-à-Pitre harbor includes coastline, coastal features, soundings, navigational hazards, streams, and pictorial representation of relief and of the fort. Note by the fort indicates that name has changed from Fort Louis to Fort George (signifying a British takeover from the French). Map is oriented with northeast at top.

G5074.P6P55 176- .P6 Vault

Guadeloupe, West Indies


GUAM


Plano del Puerto de Apra cituado a la parte occl. de la Ysla do Guahan
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440. Plano del Puerto de Apra cituado a la parte occl. de la Ysla do Guahan / formado por los marcaciones que se hicieron a los puntos remarcables de el por los pilotos de la fragata Santiago de la R. Compañia de Filipinas que naufrago en un bajo que no tenia el antiguo plano de que se hacia uso abordo y se halla obstruyendo la mediania de la boca del puerto, cuya dergracia acaecio el día 20 de febrero de 1814. [1814]. Colored pen-and-ink ms., 49 x 71 cm. Scale ca. 1:13,800. (Maggs purchase map collection; 381). 91-683668.

This map of Apra Harbor, Guam includes coastline, coastal features, soundings, an anchorage, shoals, and fortifications; also includes note containing information about a shipwreck on a sandbank and characteristics of the water bottom. Map is oriented with south at top. This map is part of the G&M Division's collection from the Real Escuela de Navegación, Cadiz, Spain purchased from Maggs Brothers, London.

G9417.A6 1814 .P5 Vault

Guam/Pacific Ocean


Plano del Puerto de Sn. Luis de Apra en la Ysla de Guahan de las Marianas
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441. Plano del Puerto de Sn. Luis de Apra en la Ysla de Guahan de las Marianas, por las corbetas del Rey Descubierta y Atrevida, año de 1794. Pen-and-ink ms., 27 x 31 cm. Scale ca. 1:26,000. (Maggs purchase map collection; 380). 91-683667.

This map of Apra Harbor, Guam depicts coastline, coastal features, soundings, and a settlement. This map is part of the G&M Division's collection from the Real Escuela de Navegación, Cadiz, Spain purchased from Maggs Brothers, London.

G9417.A6 1794 .P5 Vault

Guam/Pacific Ocean


GUATEMALA


442. Carta de la red telegráfica De La Republica De Guatemala. Godoy, Alejandro. 1898. 1 map on 2 sheets. Colored pen-and-ink ms., when joined, 85 x 93 cm. Scale ca. 1:625,000.

This communications map of Guatemala includes cities, towns, telegraph lines, locations of telegraph offices, rail lines, international boundaries, coastlines, coastal features, streams, and other bodies of water. Purpose of map is to show distribution and extent of telegraph lines in Guatemala. In style, precise and clear, almost "scientific" reflecting spirit of late 19th century.

G4811.P92 1898 .G6 Vault

Guatemala


443. Port of Istapa [Guatemala]. [Squier, Ephraim George ]. [1853?]. Pen-and-ink ms., 15 x 24 cm. Scale ca. 1:46,200. (Squier; 29).

This map of Itzapa, Guatemala on the Pacific Coast includes coastline, coastal features, navigational hazards, soundings, anchorages, characteristics of the water bottom, rivers and streams, roads, settlements, and individual buildings. This ca. 1853 map was based on the 1832 surveys made by Colonel Juan Galindo. Ephraim Squier was a mid-19th century American entrepreneur, journalist, diplomat, archeologist, and scholar active in Central America and Peru.

Squier Collection 29 Vault

Guatemala--Pacific Coast


GUYANA


444. Carte de la Côte de la Guyane Contenant les Colonies de Berbice, Demerari et Esquebo. [Guyana]. Walker, Thomas. 1798. Colored, pen-and-ink ms., in 2 sheets, one 64 x 156 1/2 cm., the other 59 1/2 x 156 1/2 cm. Scale ca. 1 inch to 2.5 nautical miles.

Inset: "Plan de l'Entrée de la Riviere De Demerari et des Environs".

This French map of coastal Guyana includes coastline, coastal features, soundings in ocean and rivers, navigational hazards, characteristics of the water bottom, streams, land holdings, and canals. Numerous notes annotated to the map provide various geographical information. Map is oriented with southwest at top. An inset map of the mouth of the Demerara River (today Georgetown) includes detailed information on the new town of Cummingsburg, plantations and their crops, a fortification, and other military emplacements.

G5252.E9G46 1799 .W Vault

Guyana


445. Carte Generale & Particuliere De La Colonie d'Essequebe & Demerarie Située Dans La Guyane En Amerique Redigee & Dediee Au Comite Des Colonies & Possessions De La Republique Batave En Amerique & A La Cote De Guinée [Guyana]. Von Bouchenroeder, T. 1798. Colored pen-and-ink ms., 69 x 103 cm. Scale ca. 1 inch to 1200 Verges.

Inset map: Carte Generale [Guyana and Venezuela].

The primary purpose of this Dutch map of the region around the mouths of Demerara and Essequibo Rivers is to provide cadastral and agricultural information. Individual land plots are numbered, however no key has been provided. A color coded legend indicates production of sugar, coffee, cotton, cacao, rice, and tobacco on individual land holdings. Map also includes fortifications and posts, churches, Native American villages, roads, a water mill, brick yards, and existing and proposed canals for defensive and communications purposes.

G5252.E7G46 1798 .C Vault

Guyana


446. Kaart van de Rivier en Colonie Demerarij. [Guyana]. [late 18th century]. Colored pen-and-ink ms., 53 x 46 cm. Scale ca. 1 inch to 1600 Roeden.

This clear and precise Dutch map shows Dutch land holdings along the Demerara River and the nearby Atlantic Coast. Dimensions of individual land holdings and names of landholders appear in a table on the map. Map also includes a fort, the town of Stabroek (which later becomes Georgetown), streams and canals, and stylized depiction of vegetation. Map is oriented with south at top.

G5252.D4 17-- .K Vault

Guyana


447. Plan de L'Embouchure de La Riviere De Demerary Par Ordre de Monsieur Le Comte De K[er]saint Commandant en Chef les Forces de Terre & Mer a Demerary....[Guyana]. Cootens, H. V. 1782. Pencil, colored pen-and-ink ms., 47 x 117 cm. Scale ca. 1 inch to 40 Verges.

This detailed and well-executed plan of both banks of the Demerara River at its mouth includes coastline, coastal features, fortifications, plantations with individual buildings, a plan for the town of Stabroek, and pictorial representation of ships in the harbor and of vegetation.

G525 .D4 1782 .P Vault

Guyana/Georgetown, Guyana


448. Plan des Rivières de Berbiche, Démérary et Esséquebe Pour Servir à la déefense générale faite par M[onsie]ur De Kersaint [Guyana]. de Kersaint. Démérary. 1782. Colored pen-and-ink ms., 59 x 59 cm. Scale ca. 1 inch to 1.7 leagues.

This French map of Guyana includes coastline, coastal features, islands, streams, a proposed canal connecting the Essequibo and Demerara Rivers, roads, fortifications, plantations, a church, guard posts, and suggestions of colony boundaries. Map is oriented with southwest at top.

G5251.P53 1782 .P Vault

Guyana

 


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