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Reference numberMS/131/75
LevelItem
TitleMap, "The Isle of Portland", artist unknown
Date17th century [?]
DescriptionGeography of the Dorset coast between the Isle of Portand and Abbotsbury, showing Chesil Beach. Inscribed in ink above: "The Isle of Portland and parts adjacent". The main features are variously inscribed, including; "A Ridge of Pebles called the beech" [Chesil Beach} and "The Lake or Lagoon. 6 Miles in length" [Fleet Lagoon]. Portland Castle is marked on the Isle.
Extent1 painting
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk and ink wash, yellow watercolour framing device, on paper
Dimensions152x128mm.
Access statusOpen
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