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TitleEntrance of the harbour of St. John's
SubjectSt. John's Harbour (N.L.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
DescriptionScale [ca. 1:1 700] (W 52°41'36"--W 52°40'54"/N 47°34'21"--N 47°33'48"). Original manuscript date ca. 1700. Relief shown pictorially and with text. Bar scale. Arrow labelled "B.O." points towards the harbour mouth. Shows fortifications, including artillery.
CreatorRichards, Michael, 1673-1722
Place of Publication[Washington, D.C.]
Publisher[Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress]
Dimensions of Original39 x 51 cm
Location DepictedCanada--Newfoundland and Labrador--Avalon Peninsula--St. John's Harbour
Time Period17th Century; 18th Century
Notes"This is related to the Beckman chart - The old platform deals with the earliest fortifications of St. John's. Navy 2." (verso of LC copy). Top right corner: "Z 22/8"
Local Call NumberG 3439 S33 1700 R5 1988 MAP
TypeStill Image
Resource TypeMap
Record NoCNS-M0125
RelationOriginal manuscript map, ca. 1700, held in a British archive.
SourcePrint map held in the Centre for Newfoundland Studies.
CollectionCentre for Newfoundland Studies - Digitized Maps
RepositoryMemorial University of Newfoundland. Libraries. Centre for Newfoundland Studies
High ResolutionRight click link to download jpeg (1.86 MB) -- Right click link to download tif file (57.0 MB)
CONTENTdm file name161.jpg
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