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British Admiralty : Stornoway Harbour

Map: SCOT1726
 
Cartographer: British Admiralty
Title: Stornoway Harbour
Date: 1874
Published: London
Width: 17 inches / 44 cm
Height: 24 inches / 61 cm
Map ref: SCOT1726
Description:
Detailed chart of the Harbour and town of Stornoway on the island of Lewis and Harris, adorned with several vignettes.

The original survey for this chart was performed by Commander Otter in 1846 with this example being updated to 1874. Henry Otter was one of the major figures involved in the surveys of the Scottish coast in the 1840s and 50s. He retired in 1870 with the rank of Rear Admiral.

The faint stamp of one of agents for the Admiralty, Glasgow and Greenock, is present to the left of the cartouche. SL [SCOT1726]