Maker: Schiffarts and Halfen Deputation
Antique nautical blueback chart showing the northwestern coast of Germany at the entrance of the Elba and Weser Rivers. "Published by the Highly Commendable Schiffarts and Halfen Deputation in Hamburg. Compiled and signed under the direction of Director Woltman E.W. Schuback, conductor in 1825." With water depths, inset maps, recognition profiles, lighthouses, and more. This was a working document that aided the navigation of ships in tricky locations and it has the addition of the affixed paper that indicates where it was sold. This chart is in fair condition with obvious stains, a strong horizontal crease, some surface damage, some edge damage, and other signs of age. If you appreciate a chart with character, this is a handsome early chart at a good price. Measures approx. 32 x 25.25 inches to the neatline.
Item Number: NAU408