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A chart of New York Harbour : with the soundings, views of land marks and nautical directions for the use of pilotage / composed from surveys and observations of lieutenants John Knight, John Hunter of the Navy & others.

Image ID: 1692866

A chart of New York Harbour : with the soundings, views of land marks and nautical directions for the use of pilotage / ... (Ma[y 1779?])

Image Details

Image Title

:  A chart of New York Harbour : with the soundings, views of land marks and nautical directions for the use of pilotage / composed from surveys and observations of lieutenants John Knight, John Hunter of the Navy & others.

Creator(s)

: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet), 1722-1824 -- Publisher
Hunter, John, 1738-1821  -- Surveyor
Knight, John -- Surveyor

Published Date

: Ma[y 1779?]

Item Physical Description

: 1 map : hand col. ; 79 x 59 cm.

Notes

: Appears in Des Barres's Atlantic Neptune. Note 2.) Inset views: Bond Hollow bearing s. b[y] e. -- Mount Pleasant half way between the cedars on the Hook & the light house. Note 3.) NYPL copy appears to have been printed from a plate on which publication date has been mostly worn off. Note 4.) Relief shown by hachures and shading, and depths shown by soundings.

Standard Reference

: LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1232

Source

: Maps of New York City and State / New York City / New York harbor

Location

: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building / The Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division

Digital ID

: 1692866

Record ID

: 1861964

Digital Item Published

: 2-20-2009; updated 5-16-2012

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