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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
Topics
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
Content: Appears in Des Barres's Atlantic Neptune.
Citation/reference: LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1232
Content: Inset views: Bond Hollow bearing s. b[y] e. -- Mount Pleasant half way between the cedars on the Hook & the light house.
Content: NYPL copy appears to have been printed from a plate on which publication date has been mostly worn off.
Content: Relief shown by hachures and shading, and depths shown by soundings.
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. ; 79 x 59 cm.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 01953230-c5ab-012f-23e5-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • : Issued
  • 1722: Creator Born
  • 1824: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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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/611384ed-b24e-6339-e040-e00a18060734

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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 September 19, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/611384ed-b24e-6339-e040-e00a18060734

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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/611384ed-b24e-6339-e040-e00a18060734

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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