The south part of Virginia. Made by Nicholas Comberford dwelling in Redcliffe, anno 1657

Single sheet. Col. ms. Medium: Vellum mounted on two hinged boards each 39 x 25cm. Scale: [ca. 1:1 350 000 (lat)]. Cartographic Note: North at 90 degrees. Drawn on a squared pencil grid without rhumb lines. Latitude scale. Additional Places: Virginia, North Carolina, Albermarle and Pamlico Sounds. Contents Note: Contains sailing directions. The chart is decorated with animals and ships. A pair of dividers is depicted above the scale.

Object Details

ID: G246:2/6
Collection: Charts and maps
Type: Chart
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Comberford, Nicholas
Places: Virginia; North Carolina Pamlico Sound Albemarle Sound
Date made: 1657
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: 38 x 50cm

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