Maker: George Eldridge.
Known as the, "Upside Down Map", this is a very rare and unusual antique coastal chart by George Eldridge of Chatham, 1851. This would be a unique piece for any collector of Chatham maps and charts! This antique coastal chart shows the coasts and waters surrounding and to the south of Chatham, including Old Harbor, Stage Harbor, Nauset Beach, Morris Island, Monomoy, Broken Rips Shoal, Bearse's Shoal, Butler's Hole, and the Handkerchief Shoals in Nantucket Sound. The charts measures approx. 19 x 22 inches and is in fair to good original condition. It is whole and backed with calico fabric. With toning, mild staining, wrinkles, tiny spots, and some ink marks from a previous owner. Could be restored for an additional cost.
Item Number: CSMT103