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Title
Preliminary sketch of Galveston Bay, Texas
Names
United States Coast Survey (Publisher)
United States Coast Survey (Creator)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Texas

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1862 (Inferred)
Place: Washington, D.C.
Publisher: U.S. Coast Survey
Edition: 4th Edition
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 18-709
Topics
Nautical charts -- Texas -- Galveston Bay (Tex.)
Galveston Bay (Tex.)
Galveston (Tex.)
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Triangulation by R.H. Fauntleroy & R.D. Cutts assts.; topography by J.M. Wampler sub asst.; hydrography by...Lieuts. T.A. Craven & E.J. De Haven U.S.N. assts.
Statement of responsibility: At head of title: (I No.3) U.S. Coast Survey, A.D. Bache, superintend't.
Acquisition: Gansevoort-Lansing Collection
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 50 x 42 cm, sheet 56 x 47 cm
Description
Depths shown by soundings and contours. Includes sailing directions and notes on tides. Insets: Clopper's Bar [Scale 1:100,000] -- Red Fish Bar [Scale 1:100,000]. "1855." Upper left margin: No. 41 ; upper right margin: Transfer from copperplate Nov. 1862.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 1020796563
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21493665
Folder number: US233.1
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7e0159d0-e814-0135-01e7-0d711252e75e
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

  • 1862: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Preliminary sketch of Galveston Bay, Texas " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1862. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/85719150-e814-0135-bd02-00f7969e4cdb

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Preliminary sketch of Galveston Bay, Texas " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 22, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/85719150-e814-0135-bd02-00f7969e4cdb

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1862). Preliminary sketch of Galveston Bay, Texas Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/85719150-e814-0135-bd02-00f7969e4cdb

Wikipedia Citation

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Preliminary sketch of Galveston Bay, Texas