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THIS PLAN/ of the Harbour, Town and Forts of/ PORTO BELLO/ (Taken by Edward Vernon Esq.r/ VICE ADMIRAL of the BLUE/ on the 22.d of November 1739. With Six Men of War only,)

March 27, 1740
Origin: England, London
OH: 17 3/8" x OW: 23 5/8"
Black and white line engraving on laid paper
Museum Purchase
Acc. No. 1968-28
The lower left cartouche reads: "THIS PLAN/ of the Harbour, Town and Forts of/ PORTO BELLO/ (Taken by Edward Vernon Esq.r/ VICE ADMIRAL of the BLUE/ on the 22.d of November 1739. With Six Men of War only,)/ Drawn by Lieuten.t Philip Durell:/ Is most Humbly Inscribed to the/ R.t Hon:ble SIR CHARLES WAGER/ First Lord Commissioner of the Admiralty./ I do assure the Publick that this Plan is exactly copied from the Original (and only)/ Drawing brought over by me/ Ja: Rentone/ Charing Cross, March the 17.th 1740./ Published March 27.th 1740. and Sold by S. Harding on the Pavement in S.t Martin's Lane, and/ W.H. Toms Engraver in Union Court near Hatten Garden Holborn. Price One Shilling."

The bottom right center and corner of the map read: "P. Durell delin. November 1739./ W.H. Toms Sculpt 1740."