VIEW OF FORT CHARLOTTE, THE BARRACKS & ENTRANCE OF NASSAU HARBOUR, BAHAMA ISLANDS. A,

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View of Fort Charlotte, The Barracks & Entrance of Nassau Harbour, Bahama Islands. A,

Aquatint and engraving handcolored, 1797.
Image size 15 15/16 x 23" (404 x 584 mm).
Fair condition and color, repairs and rubbing, some additons of new color. This is a very rare view.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 44460
Price: SOLD
Publisher : Published July 29th, 1797 by James Heskett Map & Printseller, Sweelings Alley, Cornhill, London.
Drawn by D. Workman. Engraved by R. Pollard. Fort Charlotte was built in 1789 by Lord Dunmore and named after King George III wife. It is the largest of the three forts on Nassau but never fired a shot in battle. Several of the crown’s enemies were housed in its dungeons. Fort Charlotte has one of the finest views of Nassau Harbor and today is a tourist attraction. 18th-19th Century Subjects , Town Views - Central & South America, and the West Indies , Other West Indian Countries