Esquimalt & Victoria Harbours


Vancouver Island (subsequently part of British Columbia, now in Canada). Chart: 'Esquimalt & Victoria Harbours Surveyed by Capt. G. H. Richards, R.N., and the Officers of H.M.S. Hecate 1861-2 ...'. Reference table to batteries, emplacements and temporary works. Scale: 1 inch to about 1,000 feet. Compass roses. Drawn for engraving by E J Powell; engraved by Davies and Powell; published at the Admiralty, 15 October 1864; corrected to 1876. Insets: views of the coast, by H Adlard. Coloured MS additions show works, and proposed batteries and gun emplacements, with their ranges and fields of fire. [Esquimalt and Victoria, 1864; 1876; 1879]

In Collection:
Creator Contributor Subject Publisher Language Identifier
  • Penfold Number: 459
Keyword Date created Resource type Rights statement Extent
  • 1 sheet
Alternative title
  • North America, West Coast, Vancouver Island, Esquimalt and Victoria Harbours, surveyed by Capt. G. H. Richards, R.N., and the Officers of H.M.S. Hecate 1861-2
Geographic coverage Coordinates
  • 53.99983, -125.0032
  • 48.4359, -123.35155
  • 48 25'49"N / 123 26'45"W
  • 60.10867, -113.64258
  • 48.43569, -123.41174
Chronological coverage
  • 1861 to 1862
Additional physical characteristics
  • 1:12,160
Physical repository Collection
  • Early BC Maps Collection
  • National Archives of the UK
Provider Sponsor
  • Funded by a Canadian Council of Archives, Archival Community Digitization Program.
Genre Archival item identifier
  • National Archives Number: WO78-2311 (20)
Date digitized
  • April 12, 2010
Technical note
  • Watermarks added to images by KM, JF, and CDW. Metadata by CDW, April 28, 2010
  • 600 dpi jpg
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