Map: A Chart of the Straits of Babelmandell and Moha


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Artifact Identification Map: A Chart of the Straits of Babelmandell and Moha   (1988.07.0049)
  1. Communication Artifacts
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  3. Documentary Artifacts
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  5. Graphic Documents
Artist/Maker Mount, William & Page, Thomas: Publishers (1688-1769), (1704-1762) (after) John Seller (1630-1697), Samuel Thornton (1641-1708), William Fisher (1660-1691)
Geographic Location
Period/Date Georgian, 1748
Culture British, English

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Width) 60.6 cm
Dimension 2 (Height) 50.1 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) <0.1 cm
Weight 56 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Pigment--Ink, Paper
Manufacturing Processes Hand Coloring, Printing
Munsell Color Information normal (5y8/1) -ns yellow ( 5y8/4) -ns green ( 10y6/2) -ns red ( 5r8/2) -ns blue, black ( 5bg7/2) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description

Sea chart of the Red Sea & Straits; made by Wiad J. Mount and T. Page Outline color and tinted in yellow, greens, red, and pink.

Description N/A

Book: Christie's. The English Pilot. The fourth book by William Mount and Thomas Page. London: Printed for W. and J. Mount, T. Page and son, 1759. <> Map within Book: PIASA- Collection du musee de la citadelle Vauban auction. The English Pilot: The Third Book, 2nd ed. by John Thornton. Map 16. London, printed by John How, 1711. <>


Phillips, Philip Lee and Clara Egli Le Gear. A List of Geographical Atlases in the Library of Congress, Volume 349. Washington Government Office, 1909.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication The Seymour and Muriel Yale Collection of Coins of the Ottoman Empire and Other Middle East States
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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