Isle of Wight - John Albin's fine and detailed map of the Isle of Wight
- To the Right Honourable Lord Bolton Lord Lieutenant of the County of Hants & Governor of the Isle of Wight This Map of the Island is inscribed as a public Testimony of Respect by his very obliged humble Servant John Albin.
- ALBIN, John
- John Albin,
- Publication place
- Newport, Isle of Wight,
- Publication date
- Aug. 12th, 1802.
- 600 by 400mm (23.5 by 15.75 inches).
Engraved map, original hand-colour in outline, dissected and mounted on linen, edged in green silk, inset of Newport, key and reference to parishes.
The map gives information on parishes, churches, gentlemen's seats, farms and cottages, buoys on the water, wind mills, water mills, signal posts, cliffs, rivers, roads, sandbanks, rocks. John Albin was a publisher and cartographer living and working in Newport. He is best known for 'A new, correct, and much improved-history of the Isle of Wight' (1795).
Scale: 1 inch to 1 statute mile.