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Swansea 21

Swansea 21

Draughtsman: [Budgen, Thomas]

Medium: Pen and ink on paper

Date: 1813

Shelfmark: OSD 179

Item number: 21

Length: 53

Width: 31

Genre: Map

Map scale ratio: 2

This plan of the Gower peninsula and Swansea Bay shows the contemporary development of Swansea harbour at the mouth of the River Towe. It also details the canals connecting this tidal port to the coalfields of the Swansea Valley and to Llansamlet, where coal had been worked extensively since the 18th century.

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