Historical maps of Hormúz Island

IOR/X/3127

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The record is made up of 3 maps and 1 view on 1 sheet. It was created in 1874. It was written in English and Latin. The original is part of the British Library: Map Collections.

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Imprint:

London, T. Pettitt & Co. Litho.

Distinctive Features:

Map in the upper left:

'North end of Hormúz Island shewing site of ancient towns &c.’.

Map in the upper right:

'Map shewing the position of Hormúz Island with reference to the Persian Coast and the other old European settlements in the vicinity. From actual survey by A.W. Stiffe, late Lieut. R.N.'

View in the lower left:

'Portuguese fort on Hormúz Island, old minaret on the left.'

Map in the lower right:

'Isld. of Harmúz or Ormus. Bird's-eye view of Hormúz from “Astley's" collection’

Includes Latin text in the upper centre: ‘A ESTA SEPHEDESI MAORO 13 DEFAR IAE DESVAMOL HERE HERDROS FALECEOEILEA A.Z. DEABRILDE BOIEILA A8DEE EVRODE B03’. And below: ‘SEPVTRA DE AMTONO CO REA E DE SEVS IR DEIROS FALE SEO AOS 17 DE IANE IRO DE 1591 ANNOS’. With skull and crossbones at the bottom.

Inscriptions:

On recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. , top margin in the right-hand corner: ‘Geographical Magazine’ and 'April 1874'.

Extent and format
3 maps and 1 view on 1 sheet
Area map covers
Map loading...
Scale
differ
Scale designator
Horizontal
Orientation
North
Degree coordinates
Top-left: 27° 6' 8.98" N, 56° 25' 12.96" E
Top-right: 27° 6' 8.98" N, 56° 30' 7.93" E
Bottom-left: 27° 1' 58.56" N, 56° 25' 12.96" E
Bottom-right: 27° 1' 58.56" N, 56° 30' 7.93" E
Physical characteristics

Dimensions: 260 x 240 mm or smaller, on sheet 430 x 570 mm

Written in
English and Latin in Latin script
Type
Map

Archive information for this record

Access & Reference

Original held at
British Library: Map Collections
Access conditions

Unrestricted

Archive reference
IOR/X/3127
Former external reference(s)
M.V.37

History of this record

Date(s)
1874 (CE, Gregorian)

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Historical maps of Hormúz Island, British Library: Map Collections, IOR/X/3127, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100000006836.0x000001> [accessed 28 February 2020]

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