Basil Quayle, 1794

Map - General View of Agriculture , 1794

The Isle of Man
Size: 220mm x 160mm 1:266,000

Outline probably based on Fannin though Ramsey Bay severely attenuated and internal details differ .NE to top - skewed shouldered shape - hills indicated as large circles with small hachures, though map has correct ratio N-S:E-W; many features poorly drawn, scale bar is 10% too short. Indicates Ramsay, Peel, Douglas and Castletown only + main roads 'drains' shown 'new drain' in NE corner. Calf of Man exaggerated

Published as part of a small pamphlet discussing among others possible improvements in drainage for the North of the Island - the 'new drain' appeared on several maps in the following 30 years.
Imprint (os):"Neele 352 Strand" - same engravers who engraved the later 1812 map.


EMIoM p4

Appeared in

General View of the Agriculture of the Isle of Man with observations .. London C. Macrae 1794.

Index to Cartobibliography

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