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1764 - Joseph Roux - Entree du Canal de Constantinople - Marseilles

Entrée du Canal de Constantinople

Copper line engraving on paper, prepared for the “Receuil des Principaux Plans, des Ports et Rades de la Mer Mediterranée dont 40 ont été derniérement publiés par Jean Joseph Allezard ancien Capitaine de Marine et plusieurs des autres corrigés, chez Yves Gravier Libraire sous la Loge de Banchi, 1804.”

by Joseph Roux. First published Marseille 1764. Plate #108

This sea chart (printed on thick paper for use at sea) shows the entrance into the Dardanelles, ‘Chateau d'Europe' across from ‘Chateau d'Asia' along with other forts and batteries. The chart depicts depth soundings and anchorage points and traffic flow for shipping along both banks. North is to the northeast. Hand color of fortifications and coasts.

Size: 19.0 x 12.8 cm (5" x 7.25")

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