Baynton-Williams Gallery: Fine Antiquarian Maps and Prints

Collins chart of the Severn Estuary

Collins chart of the Severn Estuary
Greenville Collins.
The Severn or Channell of Bristoll. To the Right Honourable Sr Rob.t Southwell K.t .Who attended his Maj.ty K. William the 3d; in his Expedition for Ireland in Quality of Principall Secretary of State for that Kingdom.
[London, 1693-1720.]
Engraving  Image 435 x 550mm. On thick paper, wide margins.
A sea chart of the Bristol Channel, showing the coast of Wales from Gowins Pt [St Gowan's Pt] to Chepstow and the coast of England from Tintagle to Aust Ferry.
The chart is decorated with an elaborate coat of arms and a view of the King's arrival at the mouth of the Avon, with the inscription: 'At Shere Hampton near King Road, landed his Majtie on the 6t of Septr 1690 he sailed in 27 hours from Duncannon Fort to King Road and lay that night at Kings Weston at the house of Sr Robert Southwell'.

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