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Bellin’s Chart of the Channel Islands

SKU: 9197

Bellin’s Chart of the Channel Islands

Date of publication:

  • 1757
  • Printed Measurement:

  • 59 x 44 cm
  • Colour:

  • black and white
  • Carte reduite des Isles de Jersey Grenesey et d'Aurigny avec les Costes de Normandie et de Bretagne qui en sont voisines

    This chart covers the Channel islands of Jersey, Guernsey and Alderney along with the neighbouring coasts of Brittany and Normandy. Read more

    Jacques Nicolas Bellin the elder (1703-1772) was first chief hydrographic engineer of the "Dépôt des cartes, plans et journaux du Ministère de la Marine," charged early in the reign of Louis XV with mapping the coasts of France first and then the rest of the world. He was also a member of the Royal Society of London.

    Condition & Materials

    Copper engraving, 59 x 44 cm, black and white, margins a trifle dusty, blank verso. Read less