A map depicting navigation details including fathoms and distances of the channel between Brittany and the coast of Britain. A compass rose sits at the widest part of the channel; isobaths are used instead of soundings to display depth, rocks, sandbanks, and other marine hazards are symbolized. Lizard Point is boldly labeled are a common point of departure. The lower portion of the map shows a detailed profile of the channel and cliffs complete with depth in fathoms and distances by degrees.
A map showing the Kingdom of Naples and Sicily. In 1783 was the Calabrian earthquakes/ and Tsunamis occurred in early February, and the death of Prince Giuseppe due to smallpox. Light relief is shown with hatching, and there is small coastal shading. The Kingdom of Naples was a major political entity in the southern Italian peninsula from 1282 until 1808. In 1816 it was joined with Sicily to form the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies, and in 1861 it was annexed to form the Kingdom of Italy. Roads are shown, and border delineation is done through broken lines.
A engraving of the fort at Bangalore made without measurement describing defenses at the time of Lord Cornwallis' attack. In the late 18th century, the Muslim rulers Haidar Ali (r.1761-1782) and his son Tipu Sultan (r.1782-1799) fought numerous wars against the British over the control of Southern India. The fort at Bangalore was originally built out of mud by the founder of the city and Hindu ruler Kempe Gowda in the early 16th century and was reconstructed in stone by Haidar Ali in 1761. It was built in an unusual oval shape with eight gates, only one of which survives today. Bangalore fort was captured by Lord Cornwallis and his army on 21 March 1791.
A map of Turky (sic) and some other portions of the Ottoman Empire's vast territory at the time. The continental boundary is marked by a broken line running through the Bosphorus. The Danube is marked as a single line with a heavy weight, and the Carpathians and other mountain ranges are shown by light hatching. Non European Turkey, and territories not directly controlled or acting as vassals to the Ottomans are ghosted out. Shows that part of the Balkan Peninsula occupied by the Ottoman Turkish invaders. Shows that part of the Balkan Peninsula occupied by the Ottoman Turkish invaders. Relief shown pictorially. Title in ovoid cartouche at lower right.
Two maps and one plan on single sheet. Map on left shows part of the British Channel, a portion of the coast of England, and the Isle of Wight. Top inset plan detains the harbour of Harve de Grace. Bottom inset depicts specific bombardment trajectory and landing during the was on July 4th, 1759.
A plan of the canal connecting Coventry to the Grand Canal connecting the rivers Trent and Mersey. A note is at the bottom centre describing the canal's completeness. Attractive map of this canal traveling through the towns of Tamworth, Polesworth, Atherstone, Nun Eaton to Coventry with all the points of interest along the way. Decorative title cartouche and compass rose. Light hatching is used to show topography on the western shore, and the cartouche has a sylvan motif. Warwickshire is especially made prominent through its large curved font, something not too often seen on these plans. Details are the canal system are tabled in the bottom right corner. Churches/cathedrals are drawn along the canal, and small trees are used to generalized forest cover.
A plan of the canal between Birmingham and Wolverhampton with the collateral cut to the Wednesbury coal mines. A bare bones design; hatching and wooded areas are not shown, but small vignettes for prominent churches along the way are drawn, and what are most likely coat pits are drawn as discs containing dots in their centres.
A plan of the important canal connecting the River Trent to the River Severn, with a junction to the Birmingham system at Wolver Hampton. It is very sparse in ornamentation - this plan does not have a cartouche. Only some very light hatching illustrates some of the land's characteristics.