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Title
Middle part of Long Island Sound
Names
United States Coast Survey (Publisher)
Hassler, F. R. (Ferdinand Rudolph), 1770-1843 (Creator)
Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867 (Creator)
Benham, Henry Washington, 1813-1884 (Creator)
Siebert, Selmar (Engraver)
Rollé, A. (Engraver)
Lawson, Oscar A., 1813-1854 (Engraver)
Knight, John, approximately 1802-1872 (Engraver)
Gerdes, F. H. (Draftsman)
Fairfax, Wilson M. C. (Draftsman)
Glück, Jno. B. (Draftsman)
Collection

Maps of New York City and State

Parts

Long Island

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1855
Place: Washington, D.C.
Publisher: U.S. Coast Survey office
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 16-732
Topics
Nautical charts -- Long Island Sound (N.Y. and Conn.)
Nautical charts -- Connecticut -- Atlantic Coast
Nautical charts -- New York (State) -- Long Island (N.Y.)
Nautical charts -- New York (State) -- Shelter Island (N.Y.)
Coasts -- Connecticut
Nautical charts
Long Island Sound (N.Y. and Conn.)
Long Island Sound (N.Y. and Conn.) -- Navigation
Atlantic Ocean -- Long Island Sound (N.Y. and Conn.)
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: From a trigonometrical survey under the direction of F.R. Hassler, superintendent of the Survey of the Coast of the United States ; A.D. Bache, Superintendent.
Statement of responsibility: "Verified, H.W. Benham, capt. of engrs. asst. C.S. in charge of office."
Statement of responsibility: "Drng by F.H. Gerdes, W.M.C. Fairfax, & J.B. Glück." --lower left margin.
Statement of responsibility: Engd, by S. Siebert, A. Rollé, J. Knight, O.A. Lawson, & W. Smith"--lower right margin.
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 64 x 88 cm, on sheet 76 x 102 cm
Description
Relief shown by hachures and landform drawings. Depths shown by soundings. Includes charts of tides, bottom types, light houses, current stations, text of sailing directions and dangers. Also includes 3 panoramic views: New Haven light house bearing N. 1/2 W. distant 5 miles -- Saybrook light house bearing E. N.E distant 4 1/2 miles -- Saybrook light house bearing N. 1/2 N. distant 6 miles. "Sheet no. 2" -- center left margin. "Published in 1855."
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 859257516
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20920522
Folder number: US160.1.02
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d65345f0-79ee-0135-ffb0-07847438d76f
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

  • 1855: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Middle part of Long Island Sound " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1855. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/99386140-91a1-0135-109d-6b28c3143f35

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Middle part of Long Island Sound " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 24, 2020. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/99386140-91a1-0135-109d-6b28c3143f35

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1855). Middle part of Long Island Sound Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/99386140-91a1-0135-109d-6b28c3143f35

Wikipedia Citation

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Middle part of Long Island Sound