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Boston Harbor, Massachusetts
United States Coast Survey (Publisher)
Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867 (Creator)
Boutelle, C. O. (Charles Otis) (Creator)
Gluck, J. B. (Creator)
Whiting, Henry L. (Creator)
Williams, Jno. S. (John Shoebridge), 1790-1878 (Creator)
Gilbert, S. A. (Samuel A.) (Creator)
Davis, Charles Henry, 1807-1877 (Creator)
Smith, M. L. (Martin Luther), 1819-1866 (Creator)
Mathiot, G. (Creator)
McCoy, G. (Engraver)
Knight, John, approximately 1802-1872 (Engraver)
Rollé, A. (Engraver)
Mahon, Charles (Draftsman)
Welch, Joseph (Cartographer) (Draftsman)
Robertson, J. (Draftsman)

Maps of North America


United States (except New York)



Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1857
Place: Washington, D.C.?
Publisher: U.S. Coast Survey
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 16-812
Nautical charts -- Massachusetts -- Boston Harbor (Mass.)
Nautical charts -- Massachusetts -- Boston Bay (Mass.)
Harbors -- Massachusetts -- Boston
Boston Harbor (Mass.)
Boston Bay (Mass.)
Nautical charts
Statement of responsibility: From a trigonometrical survey under the direction of A.D. Bache, superintendent of the Survey of the Coast of the United States.
Content: Relief shown by hachures; depths by soundings.
Content: Prime meridian: Massachusetts State House.
Content: Covers Boston Bay and adjacent water and land areas.
Content: Includes text, tables of sailing information, and 6 coastal views: Passing Nix's Mate -- View of Boston -- View for clearing Harding's Ledge -- Entering Nantasket Roads, Long Id. --- S. Channel, Broad Sound, Nix's Mate -- Passing George's Id.
Statement of responsibility: "Triangulation by A.D. Bache, supdt. and C.O. Boutelle, assistant; topography by J.B. Gluck, H.L. Whiting, J.S. Williams assists., & S.A. Gilbert sub-asst.; hydrography by the party under the command of C.H. Davis, lieut. U.S. Navy assistant."
Statement of responsibility: "Verified, M.L. Smith, capt. topl. engrs. asst. in charge of office."
Statement of responsibility: "Electrotype Copy No. 9 by G. Mathiot U.S.C.S."--top right margin.
Statement of responsibility: "Redd. drng. by J. Welch, J. Robertson & C. Mahon" -- lower left margin.
Statement of responsibility: "Engd. by A. Rolle, J. Knight & G. McCoy" -- lower right margin.
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 72 x 90 cm, on sheet 78 x 96 cm
Type of Resource
RLIN/OCLC: 961478378
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21109346
Other local Identifier: US098.2.01
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 01155650-97e5-0134-2547-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1857: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Boston Harbor, Massachusetts" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1857. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/1f9ed0a0-97e5-0134-0c36-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Boston Harbor, Massachusetts" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 22, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/1f9ed0a0-97e5-0134-0c36-00505686a51c

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1857). Boston Harbor, Massachusetts Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/1f9ed0a0-97e5-0134-0c36-00505686a51c

Wikipedia Citation

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Boston Harbor, Massachusetts