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Admiralty Chart of Mobile Bay, Alabama
Admiralty Chart of Mobile Bay, AlabamaAdmiralty Chart of Mobile Bay, Alabama

Admiralty Chart of Mobile Bay, Alabama

£250.00

North America East Coast, Gulf of Mexico, Alabama -– Mobile Bay

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Title

Admiralty Chart of Mobile Bay, Alabama

Mapmaker(s)

Admiralty Chart

Engraver(s)

WALKER, John & Charles

Place of publication

London

Date of publication

1932

Colour

black and white

Printed Area Measurements

95 x 66 cm

Full Description

Engraved chart of Mobile Bay, 95 x 66 cm, engraved by John and Charles Walker, black and white (lighthouses/beacons highlighted in colour), central crease, first published in 1862 with corrections to 1932, ink stamp (Coode, Wilson, Mitchell & Vaughan-Lee, consulting engineers specialising in harbours, docks and rivers) to upper left hand corner, blank verso. The chart was engraved during the US Civil War, when Mobile Bay was a major port for Confederate blockade runners. By the 1930s it was known for shipbuilding.

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