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The Profil Of Elevation Of Fort Charles At Port Royal In Iamaica

The Profil Of Elevation Of Fort Charles At Port Royal In Iamaica

Surveyor: Lilly, C.

Medium: Ink On Paper

Date: 1699

Shelfmark: Maps K.Top 123

Item number: 57

Length: 35

Width: 50.5

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Plan

This bird's eye view of Fort Charles in Jamaica was drawn by C. Lilly. Fort Charles was the first fort to be built in Port Royal and was constructed between 1650 and 1660. It was originally named Fort Cromwell but was later renamed Fort Charles. By 1765 it housed a garrison of 500 men and had 104 guns.

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