Van Keulen’s Chart of the Thames & East AngliaSKU: 8243
Van Keulen’s Chart of the Thames & East Anglia
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52 x 59.5 cm
black and white
Afteekening van de Rivier van London of River Thames [on sheet with] Afteekening van de Iarmouthse Banken geleegen voor Iarmouth Aan de Oost Kust van Engeland in de Noord Zee
Copper engraving, 52 x 59.5 cm, two engraved charts on one sheet, some spotting and foxing, black and white, blank verso. Van Keulen’s chart of the Thames Estuary and the Norfolk coast, around Yarmouth, appeared in various editions of Part II of the Zee-Fakkel. Sets of charts were sometimes made up for particular customers; Shirley describes an atlas of this kind, containing an example of our chart, which was specially arranged for navigation in British waters c. 1730. Koeman, Atlantes Neerlandici, Van Keulen #279 in, for example, Keu 75A; Shirley, Maps in the Atlases of the British Library, M.Keu-2k, M.Keu-2l.