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The harbor of Annapolis
Gerdes, F. H. (Associated name)
United States Coast Survey (Publisher)
Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867 (Surveyor)
Bache, George M. (Associated name)
Lawson, Oscar A., 1813-1854 (Artist)
Mathiot, G. (Electrotyper)
Humphreys, A. A. (Andrew Atkinson), 1810-1883 (Associated name)
Cutts, R. D. (Richard Dominicus), 1817-1883 (Engraver)
Young, J. H. (James Hamilton) (Engraver)
Ferguson, James, 1710-1776 (Associated name)

Maps of North America


United States (except New York)



Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1846
Place: [Washington
Publisher: The Survey]
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 00-14505 [Filed with Md. parts, Annapolis Harbor]
Nautical charts -- Maryland -- Annapolis Region
Nautical charts -- Maryland -- Severn River (Md.)
Content: In upper right margin: Electrotype copy no. 1 by G. Mathiot, U.S.C.S.
Content: Includes sailing information and 4 coastal panoramas.
Content: National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.
Content: Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings and stippling.
Content: Also covers Severn River and adjacent part of Chesapeake Bay.
Content: Copy in Map Div. 02-225: Ford Collection.
Content: In lower left margin: Final reduction for engraving by R.D. Cutts, assistant.
Content: In lower right margin: Topography engd. by J.H. Young, Phila. & the views by O. Lawson, Washn.
Statement of responsibility: founded upon a trigonometrical survey under the direction of A.D. Bache, superintendent of the Survey of the Coast of the United States ; triangulation by James Ferguson and Ferd. H. Gerdes, assistants ; the hydrography under the direction of George M. Bache, lieutenant, U.S. Navy ; topography by F.H. Gerdes, assistant ; verified by A.A. Humphreys, lieut. topl. engrs. & assistant.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 35 x 42 cm.
Type of Resource
RLIN/OCLC: 45666419
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14950964
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4fbb93b0-c52b-012f-dda6-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1846: Issued
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "The harbor of Annapolis" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1846. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-edd8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "The harbor of Annapolis" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 13, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-edd8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1846). The harbor of Annapolis Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-edd8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The harbor of Annapolis