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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

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Title
A chart of New York Harbour : with the soundings, views of land marks and nautical directions for the use of pilotage
Names
Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) (1722-1824) (Publisher)
Knight, John (Surveyor)
Hunter, John (1738-1821 ) (Surveyor)
Collection

Maps of New York City and State

New York City

New York Harbor

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: Ma[y 1779?]
Place: [London]
Publisher: Publish'd by J.F.W. Des Barres Esqr.
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 00-14506
Topics
New York (N.Y.)
New Jersey
New York Harbor (N.Y. and N.J.) -- Maps -- Early works to 1800
Harbors -- New York Region
Nautical charts -- New York Harbor (N.Y. and N.J.)
Nautical charts -- New York Region
Genres
Maps
Notes
Citation/reference: LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1232
Content: Appears in Des Barres's Atlantic Neptune.
Content: National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.
Content: NYPL copy appears to have been printed from a plate on which publication date has been mostly worn off.
Content: NYPL copy lacks lower right corner of map and most of lower margin.
Content: Relief shown by hachures and shading, and depths shown by soundings.
Content: Inset views: Bond Hollow bearing s. b[y] e. -- Mount Pleasant half way between the cedars on the Hook & the light house.
Statement of responsibility: composed from surveys and observations of lieutenants John Knight, John Hunter of the Navy & others.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand col. ; 80 x 55 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 45817517
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14963777
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 012cbf70-c5ab-012f-e3bc-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • : Issued
  • 1722: Creator Born
  • 1824: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A chart of New York Harbour : with the soundings, views of land marks and nautical directions for the use of pilotage" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. Ma[y 1779?]. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ef91-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A chart of New York Harbour : with the soundings, views of land marks and nautical directions for the use of pilotage" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 28, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ef91-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (Ma[y 1779?]). A chart of New York Harbour : with the soundings, views of land marks and nautical directions for the use of pilotage Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ef91-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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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