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Country code GB
Repository code 234
Repository National Records of Scotland
Reference RHP9779
Title Map of Africa
Dates 1794
Access status Open
Access conditions Some access restrictions apply: Consult National Records of Scotland staff.
Location On site (Sighthill)
Description 'Africa according to Mr D'Anville with several Additions & Improvements with a Particular Chart of the Gold Coast, wherein are distinguished all the European Firts and Factories, The Whole Illustrated with a Summary Description Relative to the Trade & Natural produce, Manners & Customs of that Part of the World'. By Robert Sayer, London. Published by [Laurie & Whittle, London].
Multiple scales. 1055 x 1247 mm. Hand coloured. Engraving. Linen backing.
Map of Africa coloured to show different lands. The lands are described in extensive notes. Towns and cities named. Pictorial elevations of ships on the sea. Contour lines. Pictorial cartouche showing African family. Note detailing the people who live in Africa and the accounts of the Cape Government. Inset is a Chart of the Gold Coast again coloured to show different lands with extensive notes and showing European forts and factories.
Level File
Extent 1 plan, folded
Related material GD224
Archival history Papers of the Montague-Douglas-Scott Family, Dukes of Buccleuch (GD224)

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