A sketch of the Canal of Constantinople

Single sheet. Ms. Scale: 1:85 000 (bar). Cartographic Note: North at 64 degrees. Scale in toises and leagues. Additional Places: Istanbul, Turkey. Contents Note: There is a text note about houses along the banks of the canal and the anchoring arrangements of the Turkish fleet which, he notes, never goes to the harbour at Constantinople.

Object Details

ID: GREN68/6
Type: Chart
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Smith, J. Spencer
Places: Istanbul; Turkey
Date made: 1791
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Caird Collection
Measurements: 24 x 38cm.
Parts: The map collection of William Wyndham Grenville, Prime Minister, 1759-1834 (Chart)

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