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Title
Reconnaissance of the western coast of the United States from San Francisco to San Diego
Names
United States Coast Survey (Publisher)
Alden, James, 1810-1877 (Creator)
Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867 (Creator)
McMurtrie, W. B. (William Birch) (Draftsman)
Fairfax, Wilson M. C. (Creator)
McCoy, G. (Engraver)
Hunt, Samuel Valentine, 1803-1893 (Engraver)
Smith, W. (Engraver)
Mathiot, G. (Creator)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

California

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1853
Place: Washington, D.C.
Publisher: U.S. Coast Survey
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 18-898
Topics
Nautical charts -- California -- Pacific Coast
Coasts -- California
Coasts
Nautical charts
Pacific Coast (Calif.)
California
California -- Pacific Coast
Genres
Maps
Nautical charts
Illustrations
Notes
Statement of responsibility: By the hydrographic party under the command of Lieut. James Alden, U.S.N., assistant ; drawn by W.B. McMurtrie ; reduction for engraving by W.M.C. Fairfax ; outlines & topography engraved by G. McCoy ; views by G. McCoy & S.V. Hunt ; lettering by W. Smith.
Statement of responsibility: At head of title: J No. 2; U.S. Coast Survey, A.D. Bache, Superintendent
Statement of responsibility: "Electrotype Copy No. [6?] by G. Mathiot U.S.C.S."
Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 10, page 271, column 1, no. 5
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 54 x 56 cm, on sheet 59 x 62 cm
Description
Depths shown by soundings. Relief shown by hachures. Includes information on tides and sailing directions. Includes views: View of the entrance to San Francisco Bay -- Pt. Piedras -- Pt. Año Nuevo -- Pt. Pinos -- Pt. Sur -- Piedras Blancas -- Moro Rock, Esteros Bay -- Pt. Sal -- Pt. Arguila -- Pt. Concepcion (2 views) -- Pt. Duma -- Santa Barbara -- San Pedro -- Boundary between United States and Mexico -- Catalina Harbor -- Pt Loma. "No. 43."
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 84648578
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21530377
Folder number: US038.1.06
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 750639f0-0b7d-0136-3de2-0c3dfaad5f88
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

  • 1853: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Reconnaissance of the western coast of the United States from San Francisco to San Diego " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1853. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/848ca210-0b7d-0136-78f5-2d843c2b3ead

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Reconnaissance of the western coast of the United States from San Francisco to San Diego " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 19, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/848ca210-0b7d-0136-78f5-2d843c2b3ead

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1853). Reconnaissance of the western coast of the United States from San Francisco to San Diego Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/848ca210-0b7d-0136-78f5-2d843c2b3ead

Wikipedia Citation

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Reconnaissance of the western coast of the United States from San Francisco to San Diego