Two copper engraved maps on one sheet, hand-colored. The maps' cartouches state they are "drawn from the most approved Maps & Charts and Regulated by Astron[mical] Observations." Includes Bahama Islands, the Windward Passage, the Virgin Islands, island place names, map scale, and compass rose. Bodies of water noted: Gulf of Mexico, North Sea, and Atlantic Ocean.
This item is a November 1933 plat map of Barrett's Ferry, a property along the James River. The land was the property of G.T. Brooks.
Map entitled "Entrance to the Chesapeake Bay" reduced from the surveys made by D.P. Adams. By E. Blunt. Note says copper plate engraving.
The Cold War Collection includes predominantly published materials and ephemera. The collection is currently being processed and new items will be added on an ongoing basis. For this reason, the indicated date range is only approximate at this point.