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Title
The harbor of New Bedford
Names
United States Coast Survey (Publisher)
Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867 (Surveyor)
Eakin, C. M. (Constant M.) (Surveyor)
Whiting, Henry L. (Draftsman)
Blake, George S. (George Smith), 1803-1871 (Surveyor)
Mathiot, G. (Electrotyper)
Sherman & Smith (Engraver)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Massachusetts

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1850
Place: Washington, D.C.
Publisher: United States Coast Survey
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 16-5202
Topics
Nautical charts -- Massachusetts -- New Bedford (Mass.)
Harbors -- Massachusetts -- New Bedford (Mass.)
Atlantic Coast (Mass.)
New Bedford (Mass.)
Genres
Maps
Nautical charts
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Founded upon a trigonometrical survey under the direction of Alexr. D. Bache, superintendent of the Survey of the Coast of the United States ; triangulation by C.M. Eakin, assistant ; topography by H.L. Whiting, assistant ; hydrography under the direction of G.S. Blake, lieut. comg., U.S. Navy. ; engraved by Sherman & Smith, New York ; drawn by H.L. Whiting, assistant.
Content: Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings and shading.
Content: Shows bottom types, buoys, and lighthouses.
Content: Includes notes, tide information, lighthouses and sailing directions.
Content: Also includes 5 topographical views: Outward view from Butler's Flat buoy, Clark's L.H. open to westward Round Hill -- Range of Clark's Pt. L.H. and house corner -- Range of Fort Pt. and Fairhaven wharf from Butler's Flat -- Range for entering East Channel 6 1/2 f. -- View of the west entrance of New Bedford Harbor in 4 1/2 fathoms last of ebb. on a mid line between Sand Spit and Dumpling Light.
Date: "Published in 1846. Republished in 1850."
Statement of responsibility: "Electrotype copy no. 6 by G. Mathiot, U.S.C.S." -- top right margin.
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 43 x 34 cm, on sheet 54 x 43 cm
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 958825994
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20645029
Other local Identifier: US094.2.03
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5ab48c90-6bd4-0134-c01e-00505686a51c
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

  • 1850: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "The harbor of New Bedford" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1850. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/67ed57f0-6bd4-0134-2518-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "The harbor of New Bedford" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 22, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/67ed57f0-6bd4-0134-2518-00505686a51c

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1850). The harbor of New Bedford Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/67ed57f0-6bd4-0134-2518-00505686a51c

Wikipedia Citation

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The harbor of New Bedford