[Portsmouth]

Bound sheet. Col. ms. Medium: Laid on linen. Physical description Note: This is a single sheet of paper; the appearance of one sheet lying on another is an artistic effect. Cartographic Note: North at 195 degrees. Scale in feet. Contents Note: Drawn to show fortifications, including chain boom. Cartouche top left contains a profile through the defences. Scale decorated with dividers. Ships and boats depicted. From a volume of maps and plans of Portsmouth compiled by George Legge, Lt General of Portsmouth (later Baron Dartmouth). Fabvolliere's 'DF' monogram in a star appears bottom left.

Object Details

ID: P/42(39)
Collection: Charts and maps
Type: Chart
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Fabvolliere, Daniel Favreau de la
Date made: circa 1668
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Drawing area 44.5 x 55.5cm on sheet same size
Parts: Dartmouth, Baron (English) 1666-89. Collection of maps and plans of Portsmouth. (manuscript)
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