Catalogue description Heligoland (now Helgoland, Germany). 'Zee Kaart van't Helgoland op Verlangen der...

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Details of MFQ 1/561/1
Reference: MFQ 1/561/1
Description:

Heligoland (now Helgoland, Germany). 'Zee Kaart van't Helgoland op Verlangen der Hamburgsche Commercie Collegie opgenoomen in 't Jaar 1787 van J.T. Reinke & J.A. Lang [Chart of Heligoland made for the use of the Hamburg Chamber of Commerce ...'. Detailed reference notes on surveys and to lettered points. Scenic views of the coast. Scale: 9 cm to 0.25 German miles. Compass star and lines. Engraved by T A Pingeling. MS additions, comprising pencilled scale bars in yards and [English] miles. MS note, in faded, coloured ink: ' ... the views... though not very good give a tolerable idea of the appearance of the two Islands [i.e. Heligoland itself and neighbouring Sandy Island (D√ľne)]'; note written by Captain Charles Pasley, Royal Engineers. A label bearing the imprint of Jacob Hois, Copenhagen, is affixed to the map.

MPG 1/970/1 is a map apparently based on this chart.

Date: 1787-[1807]
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: Dutch, English and French
Dimensions: 46 cm x 55 cm
Map scale: 1:20275
Physical condition: Engraved
Closure status: Open Document, Open Description
Publication note:

Maps and Plans in the Public Record Office: 4. Europe and Turkey, ed Geraldine Beech (London, 1998), entry 1642

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