C1774

Port Famine. Baye de Wood. Port Gallant et Baye Fortescue. Baye et Havre de Cordes.

Mapmaker:

John Byron (1723 - 1786)

French edition of the engraved titled; [Port Famine. Woods Bay. Port Gallant and Fortescue Bay. Cordes Bay and Harbour.] Four maps on the one sheet of; Cordes Bay, Port Famine, Woods Pay, Port Gallant, Fortescue Bay, Chile based on the … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Port Famine. Baye de Wood. Port Gallant et Baye Fortescue. Baye et Havre de Cordes.

Date:

C1774

Mapmaker:

John Byron (1723 - 1786)

Condition:

In good condition, centre fold as issued.

Technique:

Copper engraving.

Image Size: 

380mm 
x 210mm

Paper Size: 

425mm 
x 260mm
AUTHENTICITY
Port Famine. Baye de Wood. Port Gallant et Baye Fortescue. Baye et Havre de Cordes. - Antique Print from 1774

Genuine antique
dated:

1774

Description:

French edition of the engraved titled; [Port Famine. Woods Bay. Port Gallant and Fortescue Bay. Cordes Bay and Harbour.]

Four maps on the one sheet of; Cordes Bay, Port Famine, Woods Pay, Port Gallant, Fortescue Bay, Chile based on the voyage of John Byron.

From the French edition of Hawkesworth, An Account of the Voyages Undertaken by the Order of His Present Majesty for Making Discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere,..

Biography:

Vice Admiral The Hon. John Byron, RN (1723-1786)

Byron was a Royal Navy officer, nicknamed Foul-weather Jack because of his frequent encounters with bad weather at sea. He sailed with George Anson as a midshipman, on his voyage around the world. He circumnavigated the world commodore with his own squadron in 1764-1766. He rose to Vice Admiral of the White before his death in 1786.

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