Pictorial Map ISLE OF MAN Scilly Islands CHANNEL ISLANDS Isle of Wight GUERNSEY Jersey SARK Alderney Herm COLOUR PLAN
Artist/Illustrator: Drawn by Alfred E. Taylor.
Title: Pictorial Plan of the Principal Islands of Southern Britain
Print Method: Lithographic
Date of Publication/Production: circa 1931-36.
Suitable for Framing. A colourful and very attractive pictorial map/plan which features a decorative cartouche and compass; a table of distances in miles. Some small coloured sketches of landmarks and architectural features of the islands and towns etc. There are various literary quotations by famous writers, poets etc. Islands shown on the map: Isle of Man - Scilly Isles - Isle of Wight - Guernsey - Jersey - Herm, Alderney and Sark. Also shows The Solent, Spithead etc.
Some of the places shown on the maps include:
On the Isle of Man: Jurby - Andeas - Bride - Ramsey - Goose Neck - Lezayre - Sulby - Ballaugh - Maughold - Ballaglass Falls - East Snaefell Gate - Kirkmichael - Barrowgarroo - Bungalow - Laxey - Garwick Bay - Clay Head - Lambfell - Glen Helen - Peel - Reive - St Johns - Glen Maye - Dalby - Foxdale - Crosby - Ballig Bridge - The TT course is marked - Union Mills - Kirk Braddan - Douglas - Port Soderick - Ballasalla - Derbyhaven - Castletown - S Marks - A Harless necessary cat ? - Rushen Abbey near Ballabeg - Colby - Port Erin - Port St Mary - Calf of Man
On the Scilly Isles: St Martins - Middle and Lower Tn ? - Dolphin Tn - Old Grimsby - New Grimsby - Hugh Town - Giants Castle - St Agnes - Bishop Rock - Smith Sound etc
On The Isle of Wight: Cowes - Ryde - Seaview - Nettlestone - St Helens - Bembridge - Brading - Sandown - Shanklin - Ventnor - Bonchurch - Wroxall - Whitwell - Niton - Godshill - Blackwater - Kingston - Newport - Carrisbrook - Miel - Shorwell - Brighstone - Calbourne - Newbridge - Wellow - Brook - Freshwater Bay - Freshwater - Totland Bay - Alum Bay - Yarmouth - Parkhurst - Shalfleet - Gurnard etc
On Guernsey: St Peter Port - StM artin - Moulin Huet Bay - St Peters - Torreval - St Saviors Church - Kings Mills - Vazon Bay - Catel - Braye - St Sampsons - Cobot Bay
On Jersey: St Helier's - St Clements - Gorey - Mont Orgueil Castle - St Catherines Bay - St Martin - Trinity - Bouley Bay - Rozel - St Lawrence - St Mary - St Ouen - St Peter - St Aubin - St Brelade - etc.
On Sark, Alderney and Herm: On Sark ... Creux Derrible - Harbour - Collinette - Brecqhou - Routiques Cave - Petit Dixcart - etc. On Alderney...Les Etats - The Swinge - St Anne - Trois Vaux Valley - etc. On Herm and Jetho...Grande Fauconnieve - Pierre aux Rats
The list is not necessarily exhaustive so if you are indeed looking for a particular place, feel free to confirm its presence with us.
Provenance: These maps were originally produced for Pratts Motor Oil Co. which was replaced by The Anglo American Oil Co. Ltd. (Esso) in the 1930s; Published by H. K. McCann Co. Ltd 109 Jermyn St London. Date estimated: 1931-36
Blank on the reverse. It measures overall 305 x 230 mm (12 x 9.5 inches) approx. including borders. It is blank on the reverse. It is in good condition with a little age yellowing. There is some rippling to top border of the map. This map would look wonderful mounted and framed.
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