Maps of Cornwall

Maps of Cornwall

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De dieptens en gronden voor het Kanaal

Ireland Gerard van Keulen
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Carte du Canal ou de la Manche, 1

1 Blatt : 74 x 52 cm Esnauts et Rapilly
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Carte des iles britanniques ou Royaume-Uni de la Grande Bretagne et d'Irlande, 5

2 Blätter : je 50 x 39 cm
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Nieuwe afteekening van de Zuydkust van Irland van de Blasques tot de Hoek van Waterford int groodt

Ireland Gerard van Keulen
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A new improved map of Cornwall

1 Karte : Kupferdruck ; 51 x 68 cm Kitchin; Hinton printed for J. Hinton at the Kings Arms in St. Pauls Church Yard
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Cornubia sive Cornwallia

1 : 170000 Amstelodami : excudebat Ioannes Ianssonius
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PROMONTORIUM HOC IN MARE PROYECTUM CORNUBIA DICITUR f.8

This map of Cornwall is by Christopher Saxton. It forms part of an atlas that belonged to William Cecil Lord Burghley, Elizabeth I’s Secretary of State. Burghley used this atlas to illustrate domestic matters. This map is actually a proof copy of one which forms part of Christopher Saxton’s Atlas of England and Wales. This atlas was first published as a whole in 1579. It consists of 35 coloured maps depicting the counties of England and Wales. The atlas is of great significance to British cartography as it set a standard of cartographic representation in Britain and the maps remained the basis for English county mapping, with few exceptions, until after 1750. During the reign of Elizabeth I, map use became more common, with many government matters referring to increasingly accurate maps with consistent scales and symbols, made possible by advances in surveying techniques. This map was produced under the patronage of Thomas Seckford, a Master of Requests to Elizabeth I, who had commissioned Saxton’s atlas of county maps, a project overseen by Lord Burghley, Secretary of State, whose administration increasingly involved the use of maps. Here an annotation, probably by Lord Burghley, can be seen in the addition of a bridge at Truro. Such an addition is typical of Lord Burghley who was concerned with communication routes, such as roads and bridges, which were vital to the defence of the country, a central consideration during the reign of Elizabeth I, during which England was continually under threat. Saxton, Christopher Antver, Lenaert Terwoort
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PROMONTORIUM HOC IN MARE PROYECTUM CORNUBIA DICITUR Sheet 5

This map of Cornwall is from the 1583 edition of the Saxton atlas of England and Wales.This atlas was first published as a whole in 1579. It consists of 35 coloured maps depicting the counties of England and Wales. The atlas is of great significance to British cartography as it set a standard of cartographic representation in Britain and the maps remained the basis for English county mapping, with few exceptions, until after 1750. During the reign of Elizabeth I map use became more common, with many government matters referring to increasingly accurate maps with consistent scales and symbols, made possible by advances in surveying techniques. Illustrating the increasing used of maps in government matters, Lord Burghley, Elizabeth I’s Secretary of State, who had been determined to have England and Wales mapped in detail from the 1550s, selected the cartographer Christopher Saxton to produce a detailed and consistent survey of the country. The financier of the project was Thomas Seckford Master of Requests at the Court of Elizabeth I, whose arms appear, along with the royal crest, on each map. Saxton, Christopher Ryther, Augustine
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CORNVBIA | sive | CORNWALLIA.

[Amsterdam : Joan Blaeu]
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delineation of the strata of England and Wales, with part of Scotland

1 : 320000 Blatt 12 Smith, William Cary
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delineation of the strata of England and Wales, with part of Scotland

1 : 320000 Blatt 9 Smith, William Cary
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Cornvbia sive Cornwallia

1 Karte : Kupferdruck ; 38 x 48 cm Blaeu Joan Blaeu
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The SOUTH-WEST coast of IRELAND from Dungarvan to the River Shannon

from The sea-atlas : containing an hydrographical description of most of the sea-coasts of the known parts of the world.
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England and Wales[OS civil air edition]

Ordnance Survey
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England and Wales[OS civil air edition]

Ordnance Survey
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Britain, defences South of England and Wales

[London] : Ministry of Home Security
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Carte de la France, no. 3

1 Blatt : 59 x 41 cm s.n.
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England and Wales[OS civil air edition]

Ordnance Survey
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Sheets 19-20. (Cary's England, Wales, and Scotland).

1 : 360000 Cary, John, ca. 1754-1835
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Sheets 1-2. (Cary's England, Wales, and Scotland).

1 : 360000 Cary, John, ca. 1754-1835
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Cornwall, Sheet 37 - Bartholomew's "Half Inch to the Mile Maps" of England & Wales

1 : 126720 Topographic maps Bartholomew, John George John Bartholomew & Co
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173 (175) Audierne, rade de Brest.

1 : 86400 Cassini family; Cassini, Cesar-Francois, 1714-1784
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Nieuwe afteekening van de kust van Bretagne strekkende van Hijsand tot de Penmarkes inhoudende het Ras van Conquet en Fontenaij

France Johannes van Keulen
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PENBROK Comitat.

This is a map of Pembrokeshire by Christopher Saxton dating from 1578. It forms part of an atlas that belonged to William Cecil Lord Burghley, Elizabeth I’s Secretary of State. Burghley used this atlas to illustrate domestic matters. This map is actually a proof copy of one which forms part of Christopher Saxton’s Atlas of England and Wales. This atlas was first published as a whole in 1579. It consists of 35 coloured maps depicting the counties of England and Wales. The atlas is of great significance to British cartography as it set a standard of cartographic representation in Britain and the maps remained the basis for English county mapping, with few exceptions, until after 1750. During the reign of Elizabeth I, map use became more common, with many government matters referring to increasingly accurate maps with consistent scales and symbols, made possible by advances in surveying techniques. Illustrating the increasing use of maps in government matters, Lord Burghley, who had been determined to have England and Wales mapped in detail from the 1550s, selected the cartographer Christopher Saxton to produce a detailed and consistent survey of the country. The financier of the project was Thomas Seckford, Master of Requests at the Court of Elizabeth I, whose arms appear, along with the royal crest, on each map. Burghley has annotated this map, adding place names and a dotted line marking the route from Manernowen on the coast to Cardigan. At this time England was under threat of invasion from Catholic Spain, a threat which culminated in the events of the Spanish Armada. Defence of the realm depended on a good geographic and topographic knowledge, explaining Burghley's use of maps and his annotation of them, particularly at coastal locations. The map was engraved by one of a team of seven English and Flemish engravers employed to produce the copper plates for the atlas, although the individual engraver is not noted. Saxton, Christopher William Cecil, Lord Burghley
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Nieuwe afteekening van de kust van Bretagne strekkende van Hijsand tot de Penmarkes inhoudende het Ras van Conquet en Fontenaij

France Johannes van Keulen
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174 Quessant.

1 : 86400 Cassini family; Cassini, Cesar-Francois, 1714-1784
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De Zuijdoost hoek van Irlandt vertonende de riv. van Waterfort en I. de Saltes int groot

Ireland Gerard van Keulen
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Pembroke - OS One-Inch Map

1 : 63360 Topographic maps Ordnance Survey Ordnance Survey
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Fishguard - OS One-Inch Map

1 : 63360 Topographic maps Ordnance Survey Ordnance Survey
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