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Margate (Kent)

Margate (Kent)

Medium: Pen and ink on paper

Date: 1797

Shelfmark: OSD 108 Pt. 2

Item number: 15

Length: 23

Width: 29

Genre: Map

Map scale ratio: 3' : 1 Mile (1: 21120)

This drawing shows the area around Margate in Kent. Many red lines can be seen radiating from fixed points. These were used to form a grid to plot the relative positions of the settlements and topographical details. The draughtsman has recorded the layout of the towns in red ink. The pier and harbour of Ramsgate are detailed, showing the gated structure.

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