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


  • PUBLISHER: Published July 29th, 1797 by James Heskett Map & Printseller, Sweelings Alley, Cornhill, London.

  • MEDIUM: Aquatint and engraving handcolored,

    DATE: 1797.

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 15 15/16 x 23" (404 x 584 mm).

  • DESCRIPTION: 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.


  • CONDITION: Fair condition and color, repairs and rubbing, some additons of new color. This is a very rare view.


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