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[The Virginia Company chart.]
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Image ID: 54658

[The Virginia Company chart.] ([1607-1609])

Image Details

Image Title

:  [The Virginia Company chart.]

Additional Name(s)

: Virginia Company of London -- Associated name

Created Date

: [1607-1609]

Medium

: Drawings

Specific Material Type

: Ms maps

Item Physical Description

: 1 drawing : pen & ink , watercolor & gold ; 21.1 x 37 cm.

Notes

: For a long time it has been thought that the manuscript map was commissioned for the Virginia Company, and it is therefore known as the "Virginia Company Chart." Though this is a fair assumption, no documentation exists to support it: the Virginia Company's records, covering the years 1605-1616, are presumed to have been destroyed in the great fire of London in 1666. Note 2.) Manuscript map, drawn in gold and colors on vellum. Note 3.) Davidson (1988) 6-11

Standard Reference

: Deák 017; Stokes C.1606-08-C-8

Source

: I. N. Phelps Stokes Collection of American Historical Prints. / Individual prints, drawings, paintings and maps in the Stokes Collection.

Location

: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building / Print Collection, Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs

Digital ID

: 54658

Record ID

: 118534

Digital Item Published

: 2-3-2004; updated 3-25-2011

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