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St Helens

St Helens

Draughtsman: [Gardner, William]

Medium: Pen and ink on paper

Date: 1793

Shelfmark: OSD 69

Item number: 27A

Length: 53

Width: 31

Genre: Map

Map scale ratio: 6'' : Mile (1 : 10560)

This plan of the Isle of Wight extends from Sandown Bay, at the bottom right, to Haven Street, at the top. The drawing is made on rectangular sheet lines, enclosed by a black border. Fields are coloured brown where cultivated, and green or blank if untilled. Stonework buildings or structures are drawn in red ink at major settlements like Newchurch and Brading. Infilled or blocked areas of black or sepia ink depict structures or buildings made from impermanent materials such as wood. Coniferous trees are distinguished pictorially from deciduous trees on this map.

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