This Geographical Plan ... Saint Helena ..., Read, 1817

Read's St. Helena map (565 × 425 mm) was re-published a number of times after 1815. The example shown here was published in June 1817.

On these later maps the initial reference to Napoleon residing at Platantion House has been corrected; the Briars is indicated as the initial residence [detail], and Longwood House as the current residence [detail].

The National Maritime Museum has an image of the 1817 version of Read's map here.

British Library shelfmark: Maps 2.a.43. [1818]
Library of Congress call number: Not in the catalogue.


Last updated: 19 December, 2011


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