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New map of Scotland for Ladies Needlework, 1797

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Identifier: Coll-1111
Scope and Contents The map is entitledA New Map of Scotland for Ladies Needlework. The title is at the top of the map and the text is encircled by greenery and tartan and supported by a Highlander. It is noted as published in London by Laurie and Whittle, No.53 Fleet Street, 1797. The map is colour tinted and is presented in an oval setting. The rolled sheet is approximately 45cm x 50 cm.
Dates: 1797

Portolano Charts

 Fonds — Folder: Dc.1.40
Identifier: Coll-398
Scope and Contents This particular small collection is composed of charts drawn by Franciscus Oliva, one of a well-known family of Italian map-makers, in Marseille in 1650. The charts are of the Aegean Sea, the Mediterranean Sea, and the coasts of Western Europe and North-western Africa.
Dates: 1650

Symbolae Scoticae

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-10
Scope and Contents The Symbolae Scoticae [= ‘Scottish contributions’] is a set of eight purpose-bound scrapbooks containing more than 2000 items relating to Scottish history, geography and culture.The bulk of this material consists of 18th and early 19th century prints illustrating Scottish topography and antiquities; but the collection also includes original historical documents, printed maps, portrait engravings, newspaper and magazine clippings, two calotypes, and original...
Dates: circa 1850 (spine-dated 1849)

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Burns, Robert, 1759-1796 (Scottish poet) 1
Laurie and Whittle, Fleet Street, London 1
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Scott, Sir Walter, 1771-1832 (novelist and poet) 1
White, Adam, 1817-1879 (naturalist) 1