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Saxton 1575

Reproduction map, Southamtoniae, ie Hampshire, scale about 3 miles to 1 inch, engraved by Leonard Terwoort, Antwerp, Netherlands, published by Christopher Saxton, map maker, London? about 1575, reproduced by the British Museum, London.
map feature:-  scale line (with compasses) & coat of arms (royal and family) & parks & settlements & ships & sea monsters & title cartouche & hand coloured & coast shaded & rivers & trees & forests & woods & relief & hillocks
inscription:-  printed -on- cartouche at bottom centre Christophorus Saxton descripsit
inscription:-  -on- SOVT / HAMTONIAE / Comitus (preter Insulas / Vectis Jersey, et Garnsey / quoe sunt partes eiusdem / comitatus) cum suis undiq / confinibus Oppidis, pagis, / villis, et fluminibus, / vera descriptio
inscription:-  printed -on- label below scale line LEONARDUS TERWOORT ANTVERPIANUS SCULPSIT
map type:-  HantsMap -- Saxton 1575
dimension:-  scale = 1 to 190000 ? (approx, 1 to 194600 ?)

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reference:-  Saxton, Christopher: 1579: Atlas of England and Wales
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MN: 26.9.2001