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A new chart of the Atlantic or Western Ocean / improved by W. Heather ; engraved by J. Stephenson.

Image ID: 464971

A new chart of the Atlantic or Western Ocean / improved by W. Heather ; engraved by J. Stephenson. (Augst. 30th 1797)

Image Details

Image Title

:  A new chart of the Atlantic or Western Ocean / improved by W. Heather ; engraved by J. Stephenson.

Creator

: Heather, William -- Editor

Additional Name(s)

: Stephenson, J., engraver -- Engraver
Norie, J. W. (John William), 1772-1843  -- Cartographer

Published Date

: Augst. 30th 1797

Item Physical Description

: 1 map : hand col. ; 82 x 114 cm.

Notes

: "Published as the Act directs." Note 2.) Covers North Atlantic Ocean. Note 3.) Depths shown by soundings. Note 4.) In lower left margin: [?] by J. Norie, teacher of navigation, Leadenhall Street. Note 5.) Includes 8 coastal views. Note 6.) Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection ; 427a. Note 7.) NYPL copy includes pencilled tracks of voyages between Gulf of Guinea and offshore Ireland. Note 8.) Shows tracks of various voyages in the 1790s and arrows for prevailing currents. Note 9.) National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.

Standard Reference

: Variant of Phillips. Maps of America, p. 128

Source

: Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection of English maps, charts, globes, books and atlases / Charts and maps

Location

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

Catalog Call Number

: Map Div. 97-6473 [LHS 427a]

Digital ID

: 464971

Record ID

: 292089

Digital Item Published

: 2-3-2004; updated 3-25-2011

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