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Title
Views of the entrance to New York Harbour.
Additional title: Light house on Sandy Hook, S.E. one mile.
Additional title: Narrows (between Red and Yellow Hook, on Long Island, & the east bluff of Staten Island) bearing S. by W.
Additional title: New York with the entrance of the North and East rivers.
Additional title: South shore of Long Island, ten leagues eastward of Sandy Hook, four miles distant.
Additional title: View of the Highland of Neversunk, N.W. by W. four miles distant, with the light house, on Sandy hook, N.W.
Names
Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) (1722-1824) (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of New York City and State

New York City

New York Harbor

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1777
Place: [London]
Publisher: J.F.W. Des Barres, Esqr.
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 97-6188
Topics
New York Harbor (N.Y. and N.J.)
Genres
Maps
Notes
Content: Contents: [1.] A view of the Highland of Neversunk, N.W. b[y] W. four miles distant, with the light house, on Sandy hook, N.W. -- [2.] The south shore of Long Island, ten leagues eastward of Sandy Hook, four miles distant -- [3.] New York with the entrance of the North and East rivers -- [4.] The light house on Sandy Hook, S.E. one mile -- [5.] The Narrows (between Red and Yellow Hook, on Long Island, & the east bluff of Staten Island) bearing S. b[y] W.
Content: Collective title supplied by cataloger.
Content: Five perspective views of the approaches to New York Harbor taken by J.F.W. Des Barres for the use of Royal Navy of Great Britain.
Content: From Des Barres's Atlantic Neptune.
Content: Includes note.
Citation/reference: Phillips 1198
Citation/reference: Phillips. Maps of America, p. 527
Physical Description
Extent: 5 views on 1 sheet ; 14 x 48 cm. or smaller, sheet 81 x 59 cm.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
Barcode: 33433051228348
RLIN/OCLC: 45311381
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14924001
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 00a17e70-c5ab-012f-4e55-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1722: Creator Born
  • 1777: Issued
  • 1824: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Views of the entrance to New York Harbour." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1777. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a405ee2e-22db-992e-e040-e00a18062629

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Views of the entrance to New York Harbour." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 15, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a405ee2e-22db-992e-e040-e00a18062629

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1777). Views of the entrance to New York Harbour. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a405ee2e-22db-992e-e040-e00a18062629

Wikipedia Citation

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Views of the entrance to New York Harbour.