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Manuscript, Illustration, Map Created date: c. 1550-1600
This 16th century drawing describes the Fal estuary in Cornwall, from Falmouth (the mouth of the river Fal) to Truro. Th...
Map, Image, Manuscript Created date: 1584-1684
In the late 17th century, the South Seas were plagued by English buccaneers who plundered merchant ships for treasure. S...
Ink, Watercolour, Parchment, Map Created date: 1595
This is a chart from the Cotton Manuscripts showing the Bristol Channel and the River Severn. Sandbanks in the River Sev...
Map, Engraving, Hand colouring
The Civitates Orbis Terrarum was created by George Braun and Frans Hogenberg in the late-16th and early-17th centuries, ...