Chart of the Solent and Isle of Wight by Jaillot, 18th century



Carte Particuliere des Costes Meridionales d'Angleterre Qui comprend l'Isle de Wight, et le Havre de Porsmouth, Avec les autres Isles, Bancs, et Costes Qui sont entre le Havre de Chichester, et ce luy de La Pole

An impressive original engraved chart by Alexis Hubert Jaillot (c.1632-1712) depicting the coast from Lulworth to Selsey, printed in Paris, early 18th century

With hand colouring, framed and glazed in our studio

Overall dimensions including frame: 71.8 x 98.5 cm

Jaillot was one of the most important French cartographers of the late 17th and early 18th century and first published his monumental atlas Le Neptune Francois in 1693, from which this chart has been extracted.

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