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Chart of the coast of California from San Blas to San Francisco: drawn chiefly from the Spanish surveys, the charts of Vancouver &c., the whole much improved by recent observations made by English & French naval officers

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Title
Chart of the coast of California from San Blas to San Francisco: drawn chiefly from the Spanish surveys, the charts of Vancouver &c., the whole much improved by recent observations made by English & French naval officers
Names
Imray, James F. (James Frederick), 1829?-1891 (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Parts

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1849
Place: London
Publisher: James Imray, chart and nautical book publishers, 102 Minories
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 11-486
Topics
Nautical charts -- California -- Pacific Coast
Nautical charts -- Mexico -- Pacific Coast
Nautical charts -- Mexico -- California, Gulf of
Harbors -- California
Harbors -- Mexico
Pacific Coast (Calif.)
Pacific Coast (Mexico)
Genres
Maps
Nautical charts
Notes
Numbering: "No. 8."
Content: Scale [ca. 1:1,950,000] (W 131⁰--W 102⁰/N 42⁰--N 16⁰)
Acquisition: Gift; anonymous, via Special Collections office; 2009/05.
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 64 x 141 cm.
Mounted on blue paper
Stain of dark pink, ca. 40 x 3 cm. obscures part of Lower California and parts of inset views.
Includes ms. note in ink on verso (on blue backing): Coast of California. Also includes pencil annotations on face of chart.
Description
Relief shown by hachures and spot heights; depths shown by soundings. Covers the coast from Trinidad Bay, north of San Francisco, to Cape Corrientes, south of San Blas. Oriented with north to upper left. Inset maps: Entrance of San Francisco Harbour. Scale [ca. 1:62,000] -- Harbour of San Francisco / by Captn. F.W. Beechey, R.N., F.R.S. Scale [ca. 1:400,000] -- Bay of Monterey / by M. de Tessan of the French Navy. Scale [ca. 1:140,000] -- Guaymas / by M. de Fisquet of the French Navy. Scale [ca. 1:150,000] -- Magdalen Bay / by M. de Tessan of the French Navy. Scale [ca. 1:437,760] -- Mazatlan / by Captn. F.W. Beechey, R.N., F.R.S. Scale [ca. 1:49,000]. Inset views: Farallones ... -- Making San Francisco from the southward -- The entrance to San Francisco ... -- View of the north end of Guadaloupe ... -- View of the Alijos Rocks ... -- View of the entrance to Guaymas ... -- The Bay of Magdalen ... -- View taken in approaching the Bay of Monterey
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 25155637
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18890876
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e8cd26c0-fcb1-0132-a8e1-58d385a7b928
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1849: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Chart of the coast of California from San Blas to San Francisco" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1849. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9ed1bb00-639f-0133-1881-00505686a51c

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Chart of the coast of California from San Blas to San Francisco" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 16, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9ed1bb00-639f-0133-1881-00505686a51c

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1849). Chart of the coast of California from San Blas to San Francisco Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9ed1bb00-639f-0133-1881-00505686a51c

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Chart of the coast of California from San Blas to San Francisco