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Title
Preliminary chart of part of the sea coast of Virginia and entrance to Chesapeake Bay
Names
United States Coast Survey (Publisher)
Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867 (Creator)
Farley, John, 1802 or 1803-1874 (Creator)
Wise, G. D. (Creator)
Seib, J. (John) (Creator)
Almy, John Jay, 1815-1895 (Creator)
Benham, Henry Washington, 1813-1884 (Creator)
Mathiot, G. (Creator)
Williams, L. D. (Draftsman)
Shoepf, A. (Draftsman)
Balbach, Arthur (Draftsman)
Yeager, E. (Edward) (Engraver)
Barnard, H. S. (Engraver)
Petersen, A. (Engraver)
Bartle, R. F. (Engraver)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Virginia

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1855
Place: Washington, D.C.
Publisher: U.S. Coast Survey Office
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 17-689
Topics
Nautical charts -- Virginia -- Atlantic Coast
Coasts -- Virginia
Nautical charts -- Chesapeake Bay (Md. and Va.)
Coasts -- Chesapeake Bay (Md. and Va.)
Coasts
Nautical charts
Chesapeake Bay (Md. and Va.)
Atlantic Ocean -- Chesapeake Bay (Md. and Va.)
Atlantic Coast (Va.)
Genres
Maps
Nautical charts
Bathymetric maps
Notes
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.
Statement of responsibility: "Triangulation by John Farley, assistant; topography by G.D. Wise, assist., & J. Seib, sub. assistant; hydrography by the party under the command of Lieut. J.J. Almy, U.S.N. Assist."
Statement of responsibility: "Verified H.W. Benham, Capt. of Engrs. Asst. C.S. in charge of office."
Statement of responsibility: "Redd. drng. by L.D. Williams, A. Shoepf, & A. Balbach" --lower left margin.
Statement of responsibility: "Engd. by E. Yeager, H.S. Barnard, A. Petersen & app. R.F. Bartle" -- lower right margin.
Statement of responsibility: In upper right margin: Electrotype copy no. 2 by G. Mathiot, U.S.C.S.
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 71 x 52 cm, on sheet 80 x 64 cm
Description
Depths shown by soundings and isolines. Includes information on tides, currents, sailing directions, list of abbreviations. Inset: Entrance to Chesapeake Bay. [Scale 1:100,000].
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 716211098
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21285900
Folder number: US241.1B.09
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 26e1a660-52b7-0135-36fa-6d276ace48eb
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1855: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Preliminary chart of part of the sea coast of Virginia and entrance to Chesapeake Bay " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1855. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/4a2ddd40-52b7-0135-8a88-0998677c97ed

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Preliminary chart of part of the sea coast of Virginia and entrance to Chesapeake Bay " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 22, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/4a2ddd40-52b7-0135-8a88-0998677c97ed

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1855). Preliminary chart of part of the sea coast of Virginia and entrance to Chesapeake Bay Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/4a2ddd40-52b7-0135-8a88-0998677c97ed

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Preliminary chart of part of the sea coast of Virginia and entrance to Chesapeake Bay