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Title
Long Island Sound (western sheet)
Additional title: Long Island Sound, western sheet
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)
McCoy, G. (Engraver)
Knight, John, approximately 1802-1872 (Engraver)
Fairfax, Wilson M. C. (Draftsman)
Wampler, John Morris, 1830-1863 (Draftsman)
Glück, Jno. B. (Draftsman)
Mathiot, G. (Printer)
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. 16-731
Topics
Nautical charts -- Long Island Sound (N.Y. and Conn.)
Nautical charts -- Connecticut -- Atlantic Coast
Nautical charts -- New York (State) -- Long Island
Coasts -- Connecticut
Long Island Sound (N.Y. and Conn.)
Long Island Sound (N.Y. and Conn.) -- Navigation
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: From a trigonometrical survey under the direction of F.R. Hassler and A.D. Bache superintendent of the Survey of the Coast of the United States.
Statement of responsibility: "Triangulation by F.R. Hassler and assistant Edmund Blunt and J. Ferguson."
Statement of responsibility: "Topography by C. Meakin, T.W. Werner, F.H. Gerdes, C. Benard, C. Preuss, W.M. Boyce, A.D. Makay, lieut. U.S.A. and lieutenants T.A. Jenkins ..."
Statement of responsibility: "Hydrography by the parties under the command of T.R. Gedney, G.S. Blacke, C.H. Davis, R. Bache, J.R. Goldsborough ..."
Statement of responsibility: "Verified, H.W. Benham, capt. of engrs. asst. C.S. in charge of office."
Statement of responsibility: "Drng by W.M.C. Fairfax, J.M. Wampler, & J.B. Glück." --lower left margin.
Statement of responsibility: Engd, by S. Siebert, J. Knight, A. Rollé, & G. McCoy"--lower right margin.
Statement of responsibility: "Electrotype Copy No. 2 by G. Mathiot, U.S.C.S."--top right margin.
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 60 x 88, on sheet 73 x 97 cm
Description
Relief shown by hachures and landform drawings. Depths shown by soundings. Inset: Continuation from Throg's Neck to the city of New York, scale 1:80,000. Includes charts of tides, bottom types, light houses, current stations, text of sailing directions and dangers. Also includes 6 panoramic views: Eaton's Neck Light House bearing East distant 4 miles -- Sand's Point Light House bearing N.E. distant 2 1/2 miles -- Captain's I. Light House bearing North distant 2 miles -- Old Field Point Light House bearing E. 1/2 S. distant 3 miles -- Straford Point Light House bearing W. 1/2 S. distant 5 miles -- Straford Point Light House bearing N.E. distant 2 miles. "Published in 1855."
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 945089752
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20920520
Folder number: US160.1.01
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 700bd9d0-79ec-0135-6839-0d973ba10236
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1855: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2018: Found by you!
  • 2019

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Long Island Sound (western sheet) " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1855. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/aba78e00-79ec-0135-48a4-5ddb54d5dc77

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Long Island Sound (western sheet) " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 20, 2018. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/aba78e00-79ec-0135-48a4-5ddb54d5dc77

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1855). Long Island Sound (western sheet) Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/aba78e00-79ec-0135-48a4-5ddb54d5dc77

Wikipedia Citation

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Long Island Sound (western sheet)